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Civilian Contractor Jobs Overseas: What You Need to Know

Preparing for Civilian Contractor Jobs Overseas Civilian contractor jobs overseas bring a lot of excitement and experience to one’s career. You are working in a foreign country, with the military, on projects that could make a difference in the world. For many,...

PTSD And DBA Workers Compensation

Winning DBA Workers Compensation For PTSD When you think about PTSD, many people associate it with the military and combat, or sometimes personal life-threatening situations. Yet, U.S government contractors working overseas under the Defense Base Act (DBA) have a high...

What Is A Fair Defense Base Act Settlement?

Once you file a claim under the Defense Base Act and decide to head into negotiations, how do you know what is fair compensation for your injuries? Each case and circumstance is unique so "fair compensation" can only be determined on a case-by-case basis. However, there are some tips that can guide you in determining fairness.

What Are Your Defense Base Act Benefits?

Obtaining Your Defense Base Act Benefits When Injured   It used to be that only the United States military and government officials worked overseas to protect and advance our interests. However, as the world shrunk, and U.S. foreign interests spread, so too did...

Your Guide To Filing A DBA Claim

A Step-By-Step Guide To The DBA Claim Process   The U.S. government passed the Defense Base Act to protect you and your income while working overseas for the U.S. military or State Department. As a contractor working overseas, you’re often put into dangerous...

What Does A Defense Base Act Attorney Do?

Just a few months into his contract working for the US State Department in Iraq, Robert Smith found himself lying in a hospital bed. He was working on rebuilding some roads that were destroyed during the war when a hidden roadside bomb exploded, throwing him to the...

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