Van Riper & Nies Attorneys       772-232-7774
Stuart Personal Injury Law                Veteran-owned Trial Law Firm

Defense Base Act Claims

"We got to battle for you..."

Experienced and compassionate, Van Riper Nies' trial attorneys are committed to protecting the rights of injured overseas military contractors.

Our attorneys are experienced litigators. Attorney Tim Nies, is a former U.S. Army Airborne Ranger with the 75th Ranger Regiment. Unfortunately, a line-of-duty knee injury sustaned on a mission ended his military career. Tim knows what it takes to overcome a career-changing injury and works hard for his clients. He is uniquely qualified and experienced in representing claimants under the U.S. Defense Base Act.

We know how to find all potential avenues of monetary compensation against all responsible persons or entities who had any role in your injuries. We are experienced in dealing with insurance companies such as Chartis, Zurich and CNA.

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For more information about our injury practice, please call us at 772-232-7774, complete the form below, or e-mail our Personal Injury Department Chair, Tim Nies, at

Van Riper and Nies Attorneys, PA

850 NW Federal Highway, Suite 404, Stuart, FL 34994

900 SE Ocean Boulevard, Suite 140-E, Stuart, FL 34994

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Our injury and workers comp attorneys are experienced in Defense Base Act Litigation.  The workers comp lawyers at our Defense Base Act firm represent private military contractors injured in foreign countries,  such as Iraq and Afghanistan, while working for an employer, such as KBR or Xe, under a contract with the United States. Our lawyers assist those injured overseas, including civilians working in the Middle East and those working at military bases, and for the United States Government overseas. Our law firm routinely handles cases for injured military contractors who live in Stuart, Port St. Lucie, Boca Raton, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Pompano Beach and Jacksonville, Florida.  Defense Base Act Lawyers. Defense Base Act help. Stuart FL Personal Injury Lawyers.

Our Defense Base Act attorneys assist employees of Xe, KBR, Halliburton, Blackwater, SEII and others who have been injured in Iraq or Afghanistan and are owed money compensation and medical benefits under the Defense Base Act for  injuries, truck accidents, auto crashes, IED attacks, RPG attacks, slip and falls, power tool injuries, assaults, explosions, fires, fights, and assaults. Spine injuries under the Longshore Act for workers in Afghanistan or Iraq.  Our lawyers represent contractors in Afghanistan and Iraq in electrical accidents, car accidents, truck accidents, IED attacks, hearing loss claims and back injuries. Our litigators are experienced in litigating cases involving PTSD. Van Riper and Nies Attorneys. DBA Lawyers:

The attorneys at our firm represent injured defense base workers in Delray Beach, Hollywood, Weston, Coral Springs, Cypress Creek, Jacksonville, Deerfield Beach and Miami, FL.
  Our workers compensation lawyers help clients in Germany, Italy, France, Mexico, Australia,  Sweden, Norway, Spain, Mexico, Hungary, Switzerland, Uganda and the rest of the world. Our attorneys represent Ugandans injured in Iraq or Afghanistan while working for a U.S. company.  Our DBA attorneys can represent injured military contractors who reside in Africa, Australia, England and South America. OWCP lawyers. Compensation for injuries while working for KBR. St. Lucie Trial Attorneys - DUI.  Local Attoarneys in Stuart FL. Longshore attorneys in Florida. Research on Defense Base Act law. Division of Longshore. Criminal Trial Lawyers - Van Riper and Nies Attorneys.

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