Lugenbuhl attorneys are well-versed in the unique and complex laws associated with the Longshore Act and the Defense Base Act. A proven track record with DBA cases, we specialize in defending burn pit claims, hearing loss claims, and psychological/PTSD claims for clients, as well as orthopedic claims.

Lugenbuhl is a renowned and highly experienced defense Firm specializing in handling claims and providing expert counsel to employers, and their insurance carriers, for matters arising under the Longshore and Habor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA), and Defense Base Act (DBA). Our extensive list of clients includes the most significant and influential defense contractors and authorized insurance companies in the industry.

As a natural extension of its admiralty and maritime practice, Lugenbuhl proudly represents DBA employers and their insurance carriers in personal injury claims brought by overseas civilian contractors. Our attorneys provide counsel and advice at all levels of the DBA litigation process, from pre-claim negotiations through Formal Hearing and Appeal. The Firm handles DBA claims from all across the globe, including Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Kosovo, the Republic of North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, India and beyond.

Our team is well-versed in claims handling, litigation defense, coverage opinions, regulatory advice, and contract interpretation. Whatever your specific needs may be, we have the expertise to provide you with effective solutions.