Defense Base Act Insurance (DBA)

Since before World War II, the U.S. government has required every employer – whether contractor or sub-contractor, non-profit or for-profit – to provide benefits to workers under government contracts or for work on a U.S. military base overseas.

McLean Insurance understands the unique risks associated with being a government contractor, as well as the U.S. government’s statutory requirements. We provide comprehensive international insurance programs with the global service capabilities to support organizations that make safety their main concern.

Defense Base Act (DBA) Coverage includes:

  • Statutory Defense Base Act benefits
  • Employers’ liability coverage for damages an employer is legally obligated to pay resulting from a covered Defense Base Act claim
  • Kidnap, ransom and extortion coverage for U.S. nationals and third-country nationals for wrongful detention, hijacking, kidnap-for-ransom and extortion incidents
  • Additional coverage options can include: business travel accident (emergency sickness with non-occupational medical evacuation including in war risk countries) insurance, foreign voluntary compensation insurance, full limits kidnap and ransom coverage, security evacuation coverage, foreign general liability insurance and foreign business automobile liability insurance

Call one of our experienced McLean Agents to learn more about Defense Base Act Insurance (DBA) by calling 703-790-5770.

Why choose McLean Insurance For Defense Base Act Insurance?

  • Personalized Service – You will be treated as family at McLean Insurance Agency. Our advisors are local and easily accessible. They have a solid understanding of Defense Base Act insurance needs for all companies
  • Trusted Advice – All McLean Insurance advisors undergo significant training. They are skilled at Defense Base Act Insurance writing
  • Save Money – We will shop multiple providers to find the best rate for you
  • Save Time – Our experts will do all the work so you don’t have to waste time researching and understanding complex insurance jargon.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who Requires DBA Coverage?

A 1) Any employee working on a military base or reservation outside the U.S.
2) Any employee engaged in U.S. government funded public works business outside the U.S.
3) Any employee engaged in a public works or military contract with a foreign government, which has been deemed necessary to U.S. National Security.
4) Those employees that provide services funded by the U.S. government outside the realm of regular military issue or channels.
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