Know Your Rights if Injured While Working for a U.S. Company Overseas
Claim the Compensation You Deserve
Are you or someone you know an injured contractor working for the U.S. government overseas?
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, Kuwait, or anywhere in the world, you might be entitled to medical care and substantial compensation through the Defense Base Act (DBA).
Some companies hire overseas contractors to perform operations for the U.S. government
Some of the companies that hire civilian employees to perform operations for the U.S. Department of Defense are as follows. If your employer isn’t listed, don’t hesitate to contact us for verification:
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Who can claim the Insurance under DBA?
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.
If any one of the above criteria is met, all employees engaged in such employment, regardless of nationality, are covered under the Act.
What injuries are covered?
DBA covers different types of injuries that can happen to civilians, while they are working with the U.S. government overseas. Injuries include (but are not limited to):
- Back, neck, shoulders, arms, chest, carpal tunnel, hips, back or knee pain and or legs
- TBI, loss of hearing, and or PTSD
- Anxiety and or depression
- Getting exposed to burn pits, pollutants, and unsanitary areas or conditions
- Cancer, pulmonary injuries, hepatitis, bacterial infections, immune system disorders, and or long COVID effects