Not everybody is extremely familiar with the Defense Base Act or Longshore laws. However, if the time comes where you or a loved one is injured working overseas for the government, you will become very familiar with them, very quickly. That is because these laws are your protection from delayed or
Working for your country overseas can be a very stressful and difficult experience. Even if you end up having a successful tour, chances are you will have still gone through a lot during the process. However, those who aren’t as fortunate to escape unscathed have it even tougher. Many people
Currently, you may not know much about the Defense Base Act. However, if you or a loved one is injured while working for the government overseas, you will become familiar with it very quickly. Though the Defense Base Act is your protection, it contains many complexities and gray areas. If
At Kenneth G. Franconero, PLLC, we are often asked by our DBA clients, why it takes so long to obtain medical treatment and wage loss checks. First and foremost, a claim will start out by establishing a relationship between the claimant and the adjuster. The adjuster does an preliminary investigation of
Great news for those with long-term chronic Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. According to the LiveScience blog and NeuroSigma Technologies websites, Trigeminal Nerve Stipulation, (“TNS”) a form of TENS unit which targets brain function, has been proven to help people with long term PTSD. This treatment is gaining ground, and soon
Workers’ compensation benefits when a person is injured is a fundamental right provided in most state constitutions. These are the nine “common sense” legal rights that all injured workers expect to obtain following a work injury. Surprisingly, few of these rights are provided in all 50 states. Here at Kenneth G.
According to Business Insider, soldiers of the Afghan National Army mistakenly open fired on a patrol of Afghan troops and American advisers on March 13, 2019. The targeted troops were planning a night raid outside of Tirin Kot, in Uruzgan province. The Afghan National Army soldiers were stationed at a checkpoint
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