Miami Lawyer Flies To Los Angeles And Wins Defense Base Act (DBA) Case For Los Angeles California Resident.
01 December 2011
Claimant vs INVIZION, INC. and ZURICH NORTH AMERICA
Clifford R. Mermell, Esq.
For the Claimant
This decision awards temporary total disability compensation under the Longshore and Harbor Worker’s Compensation Act as extended by the Defense Base Act, for cardiac impairments and psychiatric injuries. Invision, which Zurich insures, hired the Claimant in January 2009 as an Arabic language interpreter to work in Iraq, primarily accompanying Navy SEALS in combat. The Claimant suffers from a congenital cardiac condition his employment aggravate and from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) arising from his combat exposure.
Conclusion and Order:
The Claimant suffered compensable work-related injuries for which the employer is liable.
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