Defense Base Act Lawyer
The Defense Base Act – Twenty Seven Things Employees Of U.S. Government Contractors Who Perform Work Overseas And Their Families Should Know To Avoid Losing Benefits
Table of Contents
- What is the Defense Base Act (DBA)?
- Who is covered under the DBA?
- What does “public work” mean?
- Is work performed pursuant to a grant covered under the DBA?
- Who administers the DBA?
- Where should new claims arising out of Iraq and Afghanistan be filed?
- What types of benefits are available under the DBA?
- Are there any payment provisions that are specific to aliens and non–U.S. residents?
- What should I do if I get injured at work?
- How do I obtain medical treatment for my injuries?
- How do I obtain compensation for my disability?
- How do I give notice of my injury to my employer?
- How do I file a claim for compensation based on my injury?
- How do I obtain death benefits?
- What should an employer do upon notice of an employee’s injury?
- What services do the OWCP district offices provide?
- What if the parties to the claim are unable to resolve their dispute(s) informally?
- How do I contact the OWCP district office?
- What are the insurance requirements under the DBA?
- Who is authorized to write DBA coverage?
- Must an employer acquire DBA coverage for foreign nationals?
- What if an employer fails to secure payment of compensation as required by the DBA?
- What is a waiver?
- Can an employer voluntarily provide DBA benefits even if a waiver is in place?
- What is the employer’s posting requirement under the DBA?
- Where can I obtain Longshore forms?
- What attorney should I call to help establish my Defense Base Act claim?