There are many longshore and harbor workers who have been injured in Japan in a variety of circumstances. A DBA injury is a serious matter, and any civilian contract personnel who have sustained such an accident should be afforded the medical care and resources they need. Too often, however, injured contractors are expected to file their claim and navigate the system on their own. This would be a difficult task to require of anybody, but it is even more stressful for a recently hurt person. The United States has maintained a military presence in Japan since the 1940s, and workers continue to service the bases in and around the island. Workers most often report an injury from any number of the following locales:
Personnel who have been injured in Japan may have difficulty accessing the care they need and the compensation they may deserve. Although the Defense Base Act guarantees these rights, there are often hindrances that complicate the process. That’s why hiring an attorney such as those at Friedman, Rodman & Frank, P.A. can be the best option for your claim. We also provide representation to clients who have suffered a DBA injury in Qatar, so no matter where you might be located, you can count on us for the legal services you need. For more information on the assistance we can provide in Okinawa, Tokyo or the rest of Japan, please reach out to us at 877-448-8585.