Defense Base Act Attorneys


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Our attorneys are experienced in Defense Base Act litigation. Our law firm assists those injured overseas, including civilians working under a contract for an employer contracted with the US government, or any agency or department thereof in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait and on all military bases. We routinely handle Defense Base Act claims for injured workers residing in Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Camp LeJeune, Fort Bragg, NC, Raleigh, NC, Virginia, New York, New Jersey, Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Michigan, Illinois, California, Colorado, Alaska, and cities and states throughout the United States. We also represent injured contractor employees from Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Dubai, Turkey, Uganda, Thailand, Sweden, England, Australia, Bosnia, Italy, and countries throughout Europe.  

Our Defense Base Act Law firm has four offices in Florida to help our client contractors who live in Hollywood, Pembroke Pines, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, and Hialeah, FL.

The personal injury and workers’ compensation attorneys at our law offices provide representation before the Department of Labor for those contractors, including truck drivers, security personnel, mechanics, working in Iraq and Afghanistan. Our attorneys can assist you in filing the LS-201 and LS-203 forms for Defense Base Act claims against companies such as Chartis, CNA, ACE, Insurance Company of the State of Pennsylvania, Continental Casualty Company, Zurich American Insurance Company, Ace American Insurance Company, Continental Insurance Company, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.  Our lawyers help civilian contractors injured overseas while working for a U.S. contractor, such as Service Employees International, Inc., EG&G Technical Services, CSA, Ltd., Prime Projects International, DynCorp Technical Services, DynCorp International, L-3 Communications / Vestco – Aerospace, Triple Canopy, Black Water Security Consulting, Supreme Group Global Logistics Solutions, L-3 Communications Titan Corporation, L-3 Communications MPRI, Gulf Catering Company, L-3 Communications Corporations, Kulak Construction Company, Titan Corporation, ITT Corporation, Systems Division, Inc., Wackenhut International, AEGIS World, Mission Essential Personnel, AEGIS Defense Service, ITT Federal Services International Corp, SOC-SMG, Inc., EOD Technology, AMK9 Detection Services, LLC, KBR, LLC., Armor Group International Limited, Flour Daniel Group, MPRI, Inc., MVM, Inc.  Our workers compensation attorneys, with experience in DBA claims, assist clients with Iraq war injuries, Defense Base Act injuries in the Philippines, KBR injuries, Black Water injuries and SEII injuries and death claims. We will assist you with filing an LS-203 for an injury under the Defense Base Act (DBA).

Our lawyers, experienced in litigating Defense Base Act claims before the DOL, assist clients in Jacksonville, Fort Myers, Naples, Gainesville, Miami Lakes, Aventura, South Miami, and Orlando, FL. The attorneys at our firm help contractors living in Key West, Clewiston, LaBelle, Lehigh Acres, Fort Myers, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Pembroke Pines, Wellington, Pompano Beach, Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale and Sunrise, FL. In addition, our Defense Base Act lawyers litigate courses for Georgia clients living in Atlanta, Savannah, Brunswick, Augusta, Columbus, John’s Creek, Macon, Milton, Athens, Albany, and Valdosta, GA.  Grossman Attorneys represent South Carolina clients who live in Charleston, Rock Hill, Greenville, Spartanburg, Mt. Pleasant or Columbia, SC. Through our Florida law offices we represent injured workers of KBR, DynCorp, SOC, ITT and others who live throughout the United States. Grossman attorneys represents contractors injured in Afghanistan and Iraq in electrical accidents, car accidents, truck accidents, electrocutions, and IED attacks, ambushes, and kidnappings.

Our workers compensation attorneys, experienced in Longshore and Harbor Workers claims and Defense Base Act claims can assist clients in Colorado.  Our DBA attorneys help clients living in Pueblo, Fort Collins, Lakewood, Grand Junction, Aurora, Colorado Springs, and Denver, CO.  Our law firm represents injured workers in Afghanistan, Iraq, Philippines, Chili and other countries through filing claims with the Department of Labor (DOL), Office of Workers Compensation (OWCP). Our attorneys represent civilian contractors injured in Iraq while employed by: Armour Group, Custer Battles, Diligence Middle East, DynCorp International, Global Risk Strategies, Meyer and Associates, Overseas Security and Strategic Information, Inc./Safenet-Iraq, SOC-SMG, Inc., Triple Canopy, Inc., Wade-Boyd & Associates and KBR.

If you live in Alabama and have been injured working under a U.S. contract for work in Afghanistan or Iraq and live in Auburn, Decatur, Dothan, Hoover, AL, our attorneys can assist you with your DBA claim. The DBA attorneys at our firm assist claimants living in Tuscaloosa, Huntsville, Mobile, Huntsville Park, Montgomery or Birmingham, AL. We can help make sure that you obtain the benefits you are entitled to under the Defense Base Act.

If you have been injured working under a U.S. Government Contract, and live in North Carolina, call our DBA attorneys for a free consultation. Our Defense Base Act attorneys can represent claimants residing in Charlotte, Wilmington, High Point, Cary, Fayetteville, Winston-Salem, Greensboro or Raleigh, NC

The DBA attorneys at our law firm can assist claimants living in Tennessee, including Johnson City, Jackson, Murfreesboro, Nashville, Clarksville, Chattanooga or Knoxville, TN.

Our law firm can represent contractors hired to perform drug programs for the United States State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs. Our lawyers assist American contractors employed overseas as aircraft mechanics, truck drivers, linguists, contracts manager, security officers, police, intelligence officers, oil field workers, electrical engineers, bobtails, medics, EMTs, paramedics, nurses and more.  The workers’ compensation attorneys are able to represent claimants who live anywhere in the world.

Our Defense Base Act lawyers assist employees of KBR, Halliburton, Xe, Blackwater, SEII and others who have been injured overseas and are owed compensation and medical benefits under the Defense Base Act for construction injuries, truck accidents, car accidents, RPG attacks, slip and falls, power tool injuries, assaults, explosions, fires, fights, and more unusual injuries, such as exposure to toxic fumes caused by Burn Pits, Lead exposure, Hepatitis-C, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and other communicable diseases. Neck injuries under the Longshore Act for workers in Afghanistan or Iraq. Our attorneys are experienced in litigating cases involving PTSD.

Our lawyers also help with repetitive stress injuries such as carpal tunnel and complex regional pain syndrome and back and neck injuries, such as herniated disks. Our Defense Based Act law firm  can represent civilian contractors in all states, including, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, South Carolina, Virginia,  New York, New Jersey, Ohio, California, Texas, Louisiana, Rhode Island, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Nevada, Massachusetts, Mississippi,  Kentucky, Missouri, Michigan, North Carolina, Alabama, and all other states.  Our attorneys help injured civilian contractors residing in FL, GA, SC, NC, TN, AL.  The attorneys at our workers compensation law firm represent civilian contractors in Afghanistan injured in car or truck accidents.

Our Defense Base Act contractors can assist claimants with claims involving electrocutions, falls from HESCOs, accidental weapons discharges, and for injuries caused by the negligence of other contractors. Our Defense Base Act law firm represents contractors before the Department of Labor. The lawyers at our law firm can assist claimants from all over the world, including Sudan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Iraq, South Korea, Peru, Pakistan, and other countries.

Our DBA lawyers help contractors throughout the world who are employed in the following jobs/positions: mechanic, truck driver, CIVPOL support, maintenance, linguists, and pilots. In addition, our DBA attorneys assist doctors, engineers, mechanics, and security force personnel.  Our lawyers help American contractors employed overseas as aircraft mechanics, truck drivers, linguists, contract managers, security officers, intelligence officers, oil field workers, electrical engineers, bobtails, medics, EMTs, paramedics, nurses and more.

If you are an overseas contractor injured while employed by a company under a U.S. Government contract, we can assist you with your DBA claim through the OWCP. Our attorneys are experienced in handling claims of injured contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as contractors in Puerto Rico who need help with the Defense Base Act claim, which falls under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act.

Workers hired to build U.S. embassies and other U.S. Government buildings in foreign countries, from England, Asia, the Middle East. Civilian contractors hired to build military bases. Our attorneys assist employees of KBR, Halliburton, Xe, Blackwater, SEII and others who have been injured overseas and are owed compensation and medical benefits under the Defense Base Act. Common injuries sustained by military contractors include: neck injuries, back injuries, power tool injuries, burns, and fractured bones. We also represent workers who have suffered strokes, occupational diseases, blindness, heart attacks, and other life-changing injuries. Consultations with our attorneys are free and clients do not pay a fee unless successful. In fact, in most successful cases, the employer’s insurance carrier must pay the attorneys’ fee for the injured contractor. From our law offices in Boca Raton, FL, Clewiston, FL, West Palm Beach FL and Stuart FL, we help injured workers worldwide. The DBA attorneys at our firm represent injured civilian contractors worldwide, including injured contractors in Uganda, Kenya, Australia, England, Canada, Great Britain, Chile, and worldwide.