Defense Base Act (DBA)

Defense Base Act is a very specialized law that provides benefits to

The Defendse Base Act covers overseas employees working on American military bases for private employers or under public work contracts with the US government, including for national defense. The Act provides medical treatment and compensation to civilian employees injured overseas.

Templer and Hirsch can help you file forms needed to make a Defense Base Act claim. The injured employee should report the injury immediately to the employer and request a physician of the injured employees choice. It is very important that the injured employee does not agree to the Employer’s doctor as their choice of physician. If the Injured employee is not able to return to work they are entitled workers compensation for the lost wages.

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