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Our Attorneys Explain the Defense Base Act

Defense Base Act information is essential knowledge for any civilian personel working on an overseas military installation. DBA offers federal workers’ compensation that cover injuries suffered while working on an international base. Friedman, Rodman & Frank, P.A.  focuses on providing service and representation to clients worldwide who face such situations.

Criteria for Injuries Covered by DBA

Workers who suffer an injury while on an international base are covered by federal workers’ compensation. Qualifying for DBA, however, is a little more complicated than simply filing a claim. Typically, the validity of a claim will be determined by the following criteria:

  • Whether the injury was caused by a willful act
  • Whether it occurred as a result of the job duties
  • How immediately treatment was sought

Our Offices Offer the Representation You Need

The DBA outlines a number of specific criteria defining qualifying injurys as well as the processes surrounding the claim.  Unfortunately, these processes are not always followed, and injured persons are not always afforded the rights that are guaranteed. It's essential to understand the Defense Base Act information regarding treatment of injuries. Friedman, Rodman & Frank, P.A.  can help you navigate the complexities and fight for the compensation you may be entitled to.

We urge you to contact us by calling toll free at 877-448-8585 or contacting us online. All consultations are free and confidential.  Our DBA injury lawyers can communicate with you in English, Spanish and Creole.


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