The Defense Base Act (DBA) is an extension of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA, which provides federal workers’ compensation benefits to civilian contractors injured on U.S. installations overseas. Personal injuries are traumatic and can turn a person’s life into a stressful nightmare. Litigation of your claim is time-consuming and requires a professional advocate to represent your needs. While Christy Johnson is willing to take your case all the way to trial, often cases are resolved through alternative dispute resolution including mediations and settlement conferences. Settlement of your claim is often recommended because it allows you to remain in control of the outcome of your case.
Representing Defense Base Act Claims and Settlement Negotiations with Professionalism
Mainstay Law LLC is committed to providing security and peace of mind to injured workers by concentrating on personal injuries that qualify for compensation under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, the Defense Base Act, and the Jones Act. Founding lawyer Christy Johnson provides personal injury services, which often includes participation in alternative dispute resolution. Ms. Johnson is also a qualified mediator and understands how to expertly navigate through settlement negotiations.