“I expect to follow my instincts of openness and candor with full confidence
that honesty is always the best policy in the end.”
– Gerald R. Ford
First Things First
Deadlines matter. You are going to need an experience Defense Base Act (DBA) Attorney that knows this and know when these deadlines are and NEVER misses them. For example, you have one year after date you got your injury or the last day you got paid to file an “Employee Claim for Compensation”. This is the first step of many in building your DBA case and it’s an important one. Don’t miss it.
Check here to see where your nearest DBA district office is.
Now it’s time to study, research and learn as much as you can about the Defense Base Act and DBA attorney. There is no such thing as being too prepared when it comes to the law and the DBA is no exception to this rule.
My book, Win Your Defense Base Act Case, is a good place to start. It gives you everything you need to say, do and avoid when it comes to dealing with your DBA case in one comprehensive guide. The best part? You can order it now for FREE.
Still have questions? We have answers.
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After you’ve utilized these resources it’s time to hire a DBA attorney. But not just any DBA attorney, a top-rated one. One with an expansive portfolio, one that will treat you like a human being instead of just another case and one that the DBA law community knows and respects.
Finding A Top-Rated DBA Attorney
When you are looking for a DBA attorney, choose carefully. This decision will largely impact the outcome of your DBA case. That doesn’t mean hiring an attorney just they’re located in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, or Waterloo. It doesn’t mean to hire the first DBA attorney you find on Google search. It means do your research; check out reviews, testimonials, their website, and the resources they make available for their clients.
This is Where We Come In
The Turley and Mara Law Firm is located in San Diego; which has one of the biggest military populations in the U.S. We have been handling DBA cases since before civilian contractors were regularly sent off to Iraq and Afghanistan. When civilian contractors came home from overseas, injured they were referred to us and for good reason.
Now my firm has become one of the top two DBA firms in the world and the number one DBA firm in the U.S. We represent clients from all over the world and get them the monetary and medical benefits they need for a better future.
One Last Piece of Advice
One thing you are going to have consistently do during this whole process is tell the truth. You are going to have to be completely frank and honest about everything related to your case with your attorney, the judge, your family, your co-workers, etc. This isn’t a joke.
Your credibility is going to win or lose you your DBA case. There is only so much even the best DBA lawyer can do when you are not telling the truth about your DBA case. They won’t be able to win your case with lies, it just not possible. So, don’t be tempted to exaggerate or fudge even the tiniest detail in your case. The lawyers for the DBA insurance company will find your mistake, exploit it and make you out to be a liar. It happens all the time.If you don’t take anything away from this page at least get your FREE copy of my book, Win Your Defense Base Act Case, so you can be ready for whatever comes your way when it comes to your DBA case. Check out these 5 Star Amazon reviews of the book to see the other folks just like you from all over who my book has helped.