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

At Least 55 Civilian Contractor Deaths in Second Quarter of 2013

Please see Civilian Contractor Casualty Count for prior Statistics and Totals WE ARE THE BEST KEPT SECRET OF THE WARS According to the Department of Labor’s Defense Base Act Claim Summary Reports there were at least  55 Civilian Contractor Deaths filed on in the second quarter of 2013. There were at … Continue reading

Proposed Defense Base Act changes included in 2014 Budget Proposal

From Robert Ceniceros   at   Business Insurance April 11, 2013 Proposed Defense Base Act changes The president’s proposal also would replace the current Defense Base Act program with a governmentwide benefit fund that would bill individual federal agencies for their workers comp insurance costs. The DBA provides benefits for contract … Continue reading

Johnny does not come cheap, but there is a lot to win for his contributors

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on June 11, 2011 Senator Johnny Isakson of Georgia has presented Bill S. 669 to the Senate which has been referred to a committee on which he sits, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, for deliberation, investigation, and revision. Bill S.669 was introduced AS … Continue reading

Text of S.669: Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act Amendments of 2011

Text of S. 669: Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act Amendments of 2011 Posted by defensebaseactcomp on May 17, 2011 A bill re-introduced in the United States Senate and backed by maritime insurers and employers would substantially reform existing Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act procedures and the benefits afforded … Continue reading

How far can you be sent to a Defense Medical Examination?

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on March 29, 2011 Coercion: the act of compelling by force of authority Forcing an Injured Contractor to drive or fly far out their geographic area to go to Defense Medical Examinations which are falsely referred to as Independent Medical Examinations is among the most abusive tactics … Continue reading

War Hazards Act pays Insurance Companies more for expenses than to Claimants for compensation

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on March 9, 2011 Over the past six years (not including 2010) the federal government has paid more in reimbursements to insurers for expenses $19.7 million than  it has paid in compensation to claimants $12.1 million” – There is evidence that the current process, in which the federal … 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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