The Jones Act was originally called the Merchant Marine Act of 1920.
In continuing this leadership role, Barnett & Lerner, P.A. has recognized the importance of distinguishing between psychological and traumatic brain injuries.
Barnett & Lerner, P.A., one of the leading law firms for worker compensation claims, offers legal representation services for injured workers employed under the provisions of the Federal Defense Base Act (DBA).
Barnett & Lerner, P.A. is lending a helping hand to civilian contractors who have sustained injuries while working overseas on U.S. government projects.
With two of the leading Defense Base Act attorneys today, they help civilian employees claim the compensation they deserve for suffering from on-the-job injuries.
The firms’ Defense Base Act attorneys focus on representing civilian contractors in claimant actions against insurance companies and employers who refuse to comply with workplace injury laws.
The injury claims of workers overseas are covered under the Defense Base Act, which is an extension of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.