Losing Tim

Ten Years Ago Today We lost Tim Eysselinck to PTSD, to RONCO, to the Iraq War, to the lies. The lies continue to this day despite having been made boldly public. Due to the corporate takeover at every level of our government the Government Contract Companies and the DBA Insurance Companies … Continue reading

Iraq War Civilian Contractor Casualty Not Counted: Tim Eysselinck

Go tell the Americans Stranger Passing by That here obedient to their laws I lie April 23 2004 Ronco Consulting chose to play down the suicide and blame it on his wife and son.  They sent their HR person to our home to make sure that my husband hadn’t grown any … Continue reading

US Injured Contractors lawsuit alleges Blackwater failed to pay benefits

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on June 8, 2011 The lawsuit says Xe and its workers compensation insurers refused to provide benefits until forced to do so “after drawn out disputes in administrative courts.” AFP June 8, 2011 WASHINGTON — Four former employees of Blackwater, the scandal-plagued security firm now called Xe, … Continue reading

My Defense Base Act Attorney Lawyer is not responding to my calls or emails

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on April 27, 2011 AWOL DBA Attorneys This is a complaint we hear everyday from Injured Contractors. There are different reasons why this may be happening to you but trust that none of them are good. Do not wait to hear from an ALJ or the DoL … Continue reading

Who Pays Your Defense Base Act Attorneys Fees: Dante Replies to Gary Pitts

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on October 18, 2011 Who Pays Your Defense Base Act Attorneys fees to see the original thread with comments Gary B. Pitts said October 15, 2011 at 5:11 am e Mr. “Dante,” does not identify himself, but his allegation is in every respect a a lie. I … Continue reading

9th Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on February 24, 2011 Feb 18, 2011 – Los Angeles, CA – Just one week after oral arguments were presented, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit issued its decision in California United Terminals vs. Towne. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals denied the petition … Continue reading

Longshore and Defense Base Act Reasonable Hourly Rate Determination

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on February 17, 2011 Longshore Act: Reasonable Hourly Rate Determination – Overview of  Recent Decisions Posted by the BRB Staff at Lexis Nexis By Yelena Zaslavskaya Senior Attorney for Longshore, Office of Administrative  Law Judges U.S. Department of Labor, Washington,  D.C. A. The Governing Law Section 28 … Continue reading

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