Do I have to be a U.S. citizen to receive Defense Base Act benefits?

No. Aliens and non-U.S. residents are entitled to receive benefits under the Defense Base Act. However, there are some limitations regarding the amount of benefits payable and death benefits.

We invite you to contact us to discuss your particular situation.  Our Experienced Defense Base Act attorneys will inform you of your rights, and fight to make sure you receive the full benefits you deserve.

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