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Defense Base Act Lawyer Helping Clients All Over the World

Civilian contractors work with government contractors around the world, furthering the mission of the U.S. government, protecting its interests, and building and securing its embassies.

Are you one of these employees? Have you sustained an on-the-job injury such as PTSD or a back injury? Has mortar and rocket attacks caused you to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? You have rights that must be protected — and I have represented over 2,000 individuals making these types of claims under the Defense Base Act.

If you suffered injuries while working under for a US contractor like Vectrus, Fluor, KBR, Service Employees International or Labor Support Services in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Africa, or anywhere else in the world, contact attorney Javier Ruiz. Don't let an insurance carrier delay, deny, or limit the full range of benefits you are entitled to under the Defense Base Act. From claiming your injuries are "not compensable" to characterizing an employee's death as "arising from natural causes", insurance adjusters look for any reasons to deny you benefits. Whether you're dealing with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from enemy fire or physical injuries to an accident or chemical exposure, you have rights that should be protected.

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    Common Injuries Covered Under the Defense Base Act

    If you suffered any injuries or your loved one was killed while working for a contractor in Iraq, Afghanistan or Africa, do not try to handle your claim on your own. Insurance companies are always looking to "settle out" these cases for as little as possible, and injury victims can be left without the compensation they need and deserve to cover their injuries over a lifetime. Javier Ruiz, Esq. will help you to get the benefits you are entitled to, and get you compensation for any injury or death. Many common injuries under the Defense Base Act include: