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Let Us Put Our 60+ Years of Experience, Training and Expertise Handling Defense Base Act Cases to Work for You Today

Let Us Put Our 60+ Years of Experience, Training and Expertise Handling Defense Base Act Cases to Work for You Today

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Defense Base Act

Civilian Workers Injured Abroad

Were you injured in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait or anywhere overseas while working for a U.S. company?

If so, your case is covered under the Defense Base Act which is an extension of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act.

Our firm can handle your claim if you are a civilian injured in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait or anywhere overseas while working for a U.S. company under a contract with the U.S. government, when you suffered your accident.

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We Confront Powerful Contractors

Our firm has taken DBA cases against powerful employers, some of which include:

  • KBR
  • Halliburton
  • Armor Group
  • Bechtel
  • Titan
  • Blackwater USA
  • DynCorp International
  • L-3 Communications
  • S.Y. Coleman
  • Triple Canopy
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We Offer Knowledge & Experience

We have the experience and reputation necessary to maximize your recovery. You may be entitled to very valuable compensation and reasonable and necessary medical care. 

Our knowledgeable Defense Base Act attorneys can help you fight for your benefits and obtain very favorable lump sum cash settlements for your injuries.

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We Secure First-Rate Settlements

We have consistently obtained maximum benefits for our clients.

Please visit Verdicts and Settlements to view the excellent results we have obtained for our clients under the Defense Base Act since 1996.

Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act

Longshoremen Injured on the Job

Are you a longshoreman injured loading and/or unloading containers or cruise ships?

Working at U.S. ports can be a very dangerous job.

If you are a longshoreman involved in loading or unloading container or cruise ships, and have been injured on the job, it is imperative that you contact an attorney who has experience in handling cases under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act.

 

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We Handle All Levels of Litigation

We have handled hundreds of Longshore cases at all levels of litigation:

  • The administrative procedure under the Department of Labor at the OWCP
  • Trial before an administrative law judge
  • Appeal to the Benefits Review Board
  • The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
  • The United States Supreme Court
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We Offer Knowledge & Experience

Our law firm has represented several hundreds of longshoremen with every kind of injury imaginable.

From hand injuries, foot injuries, leg injuries, arm injuries, knee injuries, and so many others. 

Whatever your bodily injury caused at your job, we have the knowledge and experience to handle your case competently.

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We Secure First-Rate Settlements

With the experience earned from serving over 750 claims from injured longshoremen, we know how to fight for you and we know how to protect your rights.

Our dependable Longshore lawyers can negotiate a very favorable cash settlement for your case. 

Call us today 305-595-3350!

Maritime/Jones Act

Crew Members Injured on the Job

We are an experienced Maritime Law Firm, handling claims of several crew members under the Jones Act.

If you are a crew member injured on the job, you need a lawyer who is willing to stand up to large and powerful insurance companies to fight for a fair result. For that, you can count on us.

We will fight for you to obtain your maintenance and cure, as well as a lump sum settlement for permanent injuries, and pain and suffering.

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We Become Tenacious Advocates

Our reputation for obtaining large settlements in maritime cases is driven by our tenacious advocacy and willingness to push each case to trial if we are unable to obtain the desired result.

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We Offer Knowledge & Experience

We have over 60 years combined attorney experience. We have helped more than 2,000 injured persons stand up to large insurance companies to get a fair result.

Florida Workers’ Compensation Act

Workers Injured on the Job in the State of Florida

Most workers injured on the job due to an accident are entitled to valuable compensation and medical care under the Florida Workers’ Compensation Act.

If you have suffered a work injury as a result from an accident on the job, including any aggravation or repetitive-use injuries, it is important that you contact a lawyer as soon as possible.

We understand a work-related injury can be very stressful on you and your family.  We want to alleviate any burdens,  informing you on your rights —protected under Florida Law, and safeguarding them.

We will fight for your medical treatment, full compensation and a lump sum cash settlement. 

 

Florida Personal Injury Law

Personal Injuries Due to Negligence

Have you suffered a serious personal injury due to the negligence of a third party in a work-related accident, in the State of Florida?

Our Florida Personal Injury attorneys have the experience to represent you in any type of personal injury negligence case.

Whether you have been injured in a car accident, because of a slip and fall injury, or owing to medical malpractice, we can help you.

We are lawyers willing to stand up to large and powerful insurance companies to fight for a fair result. 

Call us now for a free consultation at 305-595-3350!

Our Defense Base Act Law Firm at a Glance

The Law Offices of Gillis, Mermell & Pacheco, P.A., fighting for injured workers under the Defense Base Act since 1996

Over $150,000,000 obtained in benefits and/or settlements for our clients during the past 20 years

Over 2,000 mediations on behalf of injured workers

Over 3,000 claims of injured workers under the Defense Base Act and the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act

Over 60 years of combined attorney experience in assisting injured workers

Over 2,000 injured workers’ cases

Over 6,000 claims filed on behalf of injured workers

Over 200 injured workers’ cases taken to trial

You can rely upon our experience, knowledge, expertise and commitment to get the job done on your DBA case. We are ready to go to work for you today!

You Deserve Exceptional Representation

Get a FREE Consultation on Your Defense Base Act Case

We are experienced attorneys with a proven track record of obtaining exceptional results for DBA clients for over 22 years.

We devote ourselves to each client with energy and passion. Let us put our years of experience, training, education and knowledge to work for you today.

 

Call us now 305-595-3350!

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