The Defense Base Act (DBA) extends federal workers’ compensation benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) to civilian contractors injured on U.S. installations overseas. Personal injury at work is something that no one hopes to deal with. During times like this, it is important to have legal representation in your corner. If you are searching for Defense Base Act compensation in the New Orleans, Louisiana, call Mainstay Law LLC today at 1-833-291-1818 or contact us online.
Learn More About Defense Base Act Compensation
Legal proceedings following personal injury are incredibly stressful, and if you are about to start one, you probably have quite a few questions. The most common question is, “Am I eligible for Defense Base Act compensation?”
If you are a civilian who was working under contract for the U.S. government overseas and are injured on the job, then your injury would fall under the Defense Base Act. Foreign workers, nationals, residents and U.S. citizens, excluding employees with the following stipulations: employees covered under the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act; employees involved in domestic agriculture, service, or other employment that is considered casual or secondary to the contract; captains or crew members of vessels. Learn more about the Defense Base Act.
Why Enlist Mainstay Law LLC?
There are few firms in the U.S. that handle Defense Base Act Compensation cases, and Mainstay Law LLC is one of the most experienced. The firm’s very own Christy Johnson has years of experience defending employers and workers’ compensation insurers, giving her personal knowledge as to how the defense strategies are developed.
If you qualify for the Defense Base Act and medical bills are piling up from a work injury, contact Christy Johnson at Mainstay Law LLC. Ms. Johnson also offers mediation services, helping you avoid the courtroom. Whether through mediation or trial, you can be assured that Mainstay Law LLC is looking out for your best interest.