Living in a residential community governed by the Homeowners Association can be a blessing and a curse at the same time. The rules set by HOA are usually beneficial for all homeowners and set a high standard
For civilians suffering from PTSD as a result of their overseas work for the US government, pursuing Defense Base Act PTSD settlements is the best way to get compensated. Yet, many civilians who worked in war zones aren’t filing their
Did you know that a civilian contractor working abroad for the US Military or the US State Department can be compensated if they get injured at work by claiming Defense Base Act settlements?
As the United States makes good on its pledge to leave Afghanistan, some returning contractors are likely to bring injuries home with them. Civilian injuries hit record levels in Afghanistan during the first half of 2021 as the United States
If you are an employer and you have contracts with the government, then you might be curious about whether you always need to carry Defense Base Act coverage for your employees. Indeed, carrying certain types of coverage
The Defense Base Act provides civilian employees who work on military bases coverage for work-related injuries. If you are working on a military base located outside of the United States and experience a work-related injury
To begin, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is covered under the Defense Base Act. You will need to follow the same process you follow for a physical injury, such as a broken leg, in order to receive compensation.
What do you do if you file a claim under the Defense Base Act and it is ultimately rejected by the Benefits Review Board? Interestingly enough, there isn’t a simple answer. When we think of the court system, whether it is a trial court or an administrative law court that
We want to work. We do not want to get injured such that we are forced to not be productive. Also, we would rather not have to deal with insurance claims, or waste time fighting an insurance company about what is, or is not, covered by workers’ compensation.
When it comes to workers’ compensation insurance, there is the potential for a lot of confusion and unknowns. That is because when we start a job, we have some sense that any work injuries are covered generally by workers’ compensation.