DBA Insurance

Know Your Rights if You or Someone You Know Suffered Injury or Fatality Working for a U.S. Contractor (or via certain terrorist actions).

Claim the Compensation You Deserve

Have you or someone you know been injured or killed while working for a U.S. military contractor abroad?

Has anyone you know experienced injury or casualty as a result of terrorism-related violence? (very limited acts qualify – see below)

If you or someone you know, is an employee of a civilian contractor, injured while working overseas for a U.S. military contractor or subcontractor in Pakistan, Philippines, Iraq, Columbia, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Kuwait, or anywhere in the world, you might be entitled to medical care and substantial compensation through the Defense Base Act (DBA).

We also support anyone (including military personnel) who have been injured, and the families of those killed, due to certain acts of terrorism (see list below).

Some companies hire overseas contractors to perform operations for the U.S. government

Below is a sample list of U.S. companies that hire civilian workers/contractors to perform operations for the U.S. Military. This is not a complete list and if your company isn’t listed, just submit the form and ask for verification.

(for a more complete list of companies click here)

Air Scan Academi 
Baker Hughes 
DRS Technologies 
Exelis Inc.
Ecolog International 
Global Linguist Solutions 
Lockheed Martin
Mitre Corp.
Northrop Grumman 
STS International 
Sikorsky and Bell Textron 
Titan Corp
Triple Canopy
Vertex Aerospace
Vinnell Corp

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Who is eligible to file an Insurance claim under the Defense Base Act and Terrorist Victims Act?

The Defense Base Act covers the following employment activities:

  • Working for private employers on U.S. military bases outside of the U.S.
  • Working on public work contracts with any U.S. government agency.
  • Working on contracts approved and funded by the U.S. government.
  • Working for American employers providing welfare outside of the U.S.
  • Working for the U.S. embassy or consulate.

If any one of the above criteria is met, all employees engaged in such employment, regardless of nationality, are covered under the Act.

Who is eligible for Terrorists Victim Act compensation?

The U.S. Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund covers the following individuals who are injured or killed in an act of terrorism:

  • Israel conflict 10/7/23
  • Houthi attacks in Jordan
  • Any Iraq terrorist attacks in Iraq 2003-2011

(Other acts of terrorism are NOT covered)

What injuries are covered?

The DBA and Terrorists Victims Act covers different types of injuries and wrongful deaths that can happen while working with the U.S. government overseas. Injuries include (but are not limited to):

  • Physical injuries to back, neck, shoulders, arms, chest, carpal tunnel, hips, knees and or legs
  • TBI or loss of hearing
  • Exposure to burn pits, pollutants, and unsanitary areas or conditions
  • Cancer, pulmonary injuries, hepatitis, bacterial infections, immune system disorders, and or long COVID effects
  • Mental trauma including PTSD, depression, anxiety, nightmares, insomnia, panic attacks, suicidal thoughts, and recurring flashbacks
  • Death (The family of the deceased people can get compensated too)

What Benefits do the
DBA and Terrorist
Victims Act provide? 

Disability Compensation
Medical Treatment
Vocational Rehabilitation
Death Benefits

To know more about the Benefits covered under DBA follow the link here!

Still have questions about the benefits?

If you still have questions regarding the Defense Base Act or Terrorists Victim Act, contact us at dbaclaimsinfo@weareworking.com

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