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QUALIFIED DEFENSE BASE ACT LAWYERS
At The Law Offices of Gillis, Mermell & Pacheco, P.A., we are dedicated to the representation of injured workers under the Defense Base Act, 42 U.S.C.1651, the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, 33 U.S.C. 901 et. seq., and the Florida Workers’ Compensation Act, F.S. 440 et.seq. Our team of experienced and qualified Defense Base Act lawyers and paralegals can handle your case under the Defense Base Act and/or the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act no matter where you were injured and no matter where you live. We handle Defense Base Act injuries that occur in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Syria, South Korea, Germany, South America, Puerto Rico or anywhere overseas where the U.S. has a military defense base or where civilian contractors are injured while working to aid in the mission of the U.S. government.
Our seasoned Defense Base Act Attorneys handle cases for U.S. citizens and foreign nationals. Our clients are from every state in the country, including Florida, California, Texas, Michigan, Ohio, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, New York, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado and any other state. Our dependable Defense Base Act Attorneys have handled cases for residents of England, Ireland, Macedonia, Kosovo, Costa Rica, Germany, Spain, Australia, Wales, New Zealand and several other countries.
Our knowledgeable Defense Base Act Lawyers have handled all types of injuries, and we have handled these types of cases at every level, from the administrative level before the O.W.C.P. (Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs), through trial before an A.L.J. (Administrative Law Judge), and through appeal to the B.R.B. (Benefits Review Board) and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. We know the Defense Base Act and the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, and we have over 43 years of combined experience, representing more than 2,000 injured workers.
Our reputable Defense Base Act Attorneys have obtained more than $125,000,000.00 in benefits and/or settlements for of our clients over the past 18 plus years. Please check our Verdicts & Settlements page for a few of the excellent results our Defense Base Act Lawyers have obtained for our clients under the Defense Base Act and/or the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act.
Injured in the State of Florida?
If you have been injured anywhere in the state of Florida, our experienced workers’ compensation lawyers and paralegals are ready to assist you. We will quickly and efficiently handle your case under the Florida Workers’ Compensation Act. We will push your case straight to court in a streamlined manner intended to put benefits in your hands now when you need them. Once we secure your benefits, we can push for a mediation to try to obtain a favorable lump sum cash settlement for your case. Please check our Verdicts & Settlements page for a few of the excellent results that our qualified workers’ compensation attorneys have obtained for our clients under the Florida Workers’ Compensation Act.
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The Law Offices of Gillis, Mermell & Pacheco, P.A.
8603 South Dixie Hwy
Miami, FL 33143
Phone: 305.595.3350 Fax: 305.595.6996
Gillis, Mermell & Pacheco, P.A. can handle your Defense Base Act case if you were injured in Iraq, Afghanistan or anywhere in the world. We represent clients from around the world, including Australia, England, Ireland, Macedonia, Costa Rica, Canada, Puerto Rico and any state of the U.S. We also handle longshoreman cases, Florida compensation cases and negligence cases throughout the state of Florida.
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Our dedicated staff will provide you with the attention and consideration that you deserve in your time of need. We will devote ourselves to protecting your interests and obtaining the maximum benefits that your case merits. We will fight to obtain money compensation for your lost wages as well as all reasonable and necessary medical care that you need now.