Defense Base Act

What Is the Defense Base Act (DBA)?

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If you or a loved one has suffered injuries while working in a foreign country supporting the military, you may be entitled to compensation under the Defense Base Act (DBA). The law is an extension of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) and is designed to compensate any injured civilian deployed overseas under a US government contract. This …