My Defense Base Act Attorney is not responding to my calls or emails
Posted by defensebaseactcomp on April 27, 2011
AWOL DBA Attorneys
This is a complaint we hear everyday from Injured Contractors.
There are different reasons why this may be happening to you but trust that none of them are good.
Do not wait to hear from an ALJ or the DoL that your claim has been lost or severely damaged due to missing a deadline or not having been filed properly.
If your DBA lawyer is not responsive to your questions and not keeping you updated on the status of your claim you need to contact the Department of Labor yourself to check up on the status of your claim.
Always be certain that the DoL has a current, accurate, address for you so that you will receive copies of all actions being taken on your claim by both sides. If you do not understand what the paperwork you receive means you need to find out right away. Often there are 10 day deadlines for responding that must be met.
Always stay on top of your DBA Claim yourself, always.