Defense Base Act (DBA) Benefits

Defense Base Act (DBA) Be…

The Defense Base Act covers workers employed by contractors of the United States Military.  The benefits afforded to these individuals are the same as the LHWCA, which include compensation benefits, medical benefits, and vocational rehabilitation services to employees disabled from on the job injuries. Benefits are also available for work related death.

Are You Covered by the DBA?

The Act includes the following employed individuals:

  • Private employees on U.S. military bases or any lands used by the military outside the United States.
  • Employees under service contracts with any U.S. government agency in connection with national defense.
  • Employees under service contracts funded under the Foreign Assistance Act.
  • Employees of American employers providing welfare for the benefit of the Armed Services outside the United States.

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Attorney Bill Farrington graduated from the University of New Orleans in 1975 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics.  He graduated from the Loyola School of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1987.  From 1987 to 1989, Mr. Farrington was employed at a three lawyer firm and specialized in the defense of claims brought under the Louisiana State Compensation Act and…

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