ArmorGroup North America settles Whistleblower False Claims for $7.5 million

ArmorGroup North America settles Whistleblower False Claims for $7.5 million Posted by defensebaseactcomp on July 7, 2011 Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 7, 2011 Armor Group North America and Its Affiliates Pay $7.5 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations WASHINGTON – Armor … Continue reading

AmrorGroup’s Danny Fitzsimons Faced Charges for Assault Prior to Being So Negligently Deployed

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on April 26, 2011 “If people start to recognise PTSD and do something about it, then at least some good has come out of this horrendous situation. Danny doesn’t deserve this. He has been let down by us, the Army and he has been let down by … Continue reading

Blackwater, we beg to differ

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on January 26, 2011 From Mothers:  No Justice for our Sons Slaughtered in Iraq The company has no comment on this pending legal matter except to say that  the dismissed claims were precluded by law under the Defense Base Act’s  workers’ compensation system, and that the company … Continue reading

Judge tosses Balckwater deaths suit after 6 years

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on January 25, 2011 See also the Defense Base Acts Exclusive Remedy:   A License to Kill A congressional investigation concurred with that view, calling Blackwater an “unprepared and disorderly” organization on the day of the ambush. Blackwater suit tossed 7 years after grisly deaths RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) … Continue reading

ArmorGroup Security Contractor Danny Fitzsimons Trial

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on January 23, 2011 We ask again why ArmorGroup is not on trial for endangering the lives of everyone they exposed to an armed Danny Fitzsimons Paul McGuigan and Darren Hoare are dead because of ArmorGroup’s negligence in failing to Vet a mentally ill employee with a … Continue reading

The DBA Casualty: Injured Employee or Financial Transaction

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on January 6, 2011 “The touch of a human hand and  tone of voice can do so much in the process we call healing” So often, we see workplace injuries that are treated as financial transactions  when, in reality, they are fundamentally human events: someone is injured, … Continue reading

Are UK Companies on American contracts violating UK law and hiding behind the DBA Exclusive Remedy?

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on October 6, 2010 Posted by our Brit Guy Thanks to a landmark ruling in the House of Lords.  A ruling as far back as August 2006 The decision means that a traveler claiming against a party insured outside of England and Wales is entitled to UK … Continue reading

Eysselinck vs Ronco Consulting: PTSD Injustice Prevails

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on August 18, 2010 Eysselinck vs. Ronco Consulting/CNA at the DBA X Files Texas Court Rules Iraq not Life Threatening Eysslinck  Fifth Circuit Court Appeal  August 16, 2010 Guest Post by Marcie Hascall Clark This case was apparently lost based on the opinion of an elderly retired … Continue reading

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