The Defense Base Act – or DBA – is a law requiring all U.S. government contractors and subcontractors (i.e. employers) to secure workers’ compensation insurance for employees working overseas. The DBA statute also includes the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, 33 U.U.C.901-50.

DBA – Experience Counts – Contact Birnberg & Associates

If you have been injured while contracted under the DBA, it’s important to know your rights and seek the legal counsel of an experienced San Francisco Bay Area Defense Base Act attorney. The law limits the amount of time allotted to file a DBA claim. It is imperative that you know your statute of limitations as it pertains to an injury sustained while stationed overseas for military subcontract work. Birnberg & Associates has many years of experience with workplace related injuries, including obtaining fair settlements for victims injured while working under the DBA.

As A Claimant, You May Be Eligible To Receive:

  • Coverage for All Medical Expenses
  • Benefits for Time Lost from Work
  • Death Benefits for Dependents
  • Vocational Rehabilitation

Depending Upon The Extent Of Your Recovery, You Also May Be Entitled To Receive:

  • Permanent Disability Compensation
  • Compensation for Loss of Wage Earning Capacity