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Lower Extremities Injuries and Federal Workers’ Compensation

Posted on April 30, 2017 by Michael McCready
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The lower extremities refers to your back as well as organs and joints that make up anything that’s south of your body. You typically use this section of your body to move around, pick up and carry items, as well as bend in orde...

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Never Sign a Federal Medical Release – Here’s Why

Posted on April 30, 2017 by Michael McCready
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They say ignorance is bliss. However, when it comes to OWCP and federal workers’ compensation matters, ignorance can cost you your benefits and even your job. When you’re injured as a federal worker for the first time, you go ...

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OWCP Scare Tactics – What To Do

Posted on April 30, 2017 by Michael McCready
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Federal workers’ compensation is a game of intimidation, a lot of waiting, as well as frustration. The personnel that man this federal service are usually adversarial and wield their power over claimants, threatening to cut off ...

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Second Opinion Exam for Federal Workers’ Compensation

Posted on April 30, 2017 by Michael McCready
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After a few years of being on federal workers’ compensation, you may be asked to undergo a second medical opinion, also known as an adverse referee opinion. This is done regularly by OWCP, and failure or refusal to comply with t...

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Reasons for Termination of Federal Disability Benefits

Posted on April 30, 2017 by Michael McCready
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Federal disability retirement benefits aren’t a given. You’ve probably gone through a hard time becoming eligible for these, and would hate to go through the process again. On top of that, you’ve probably settled down to a l...

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3 Things You Need to Know About OPM

Posted on April 30, 2017 by Michael McCready
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The Office of Personnel Management is a federal outlet which handles all federal disability compensation applications. It is staffed by a bit over a dozen legal representatives and not that many personnel, making their work challe...

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Common Causes of Postal Worker Injuries

Posted on April 30, 2017 by Michael McCready
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US postal workers deliver mail and other types of packages to over 100 million outlets each year. They form a vital part of our economy as they are the middle-men between retailers and consumers, as well as ensure that all your wo...

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OWCP Claims for Hearing Loss

Posted on April 30, 2017 by Michael McCready
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We really don’t think about our ability to hear until something happens to it. As a federal worker, you may be exposed to constant noise on account of the nature of your work. Over time, this takes a toll on the sensitive struct...

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Chronic Pain and Federal Disability Retirement

Posted on April 30, 2017 by Michael McCready
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Millions of Americans are living with chronic pain, which is sometimes of unknown etiology. As a federal worker, it is important to be in the best shape so you can carry out your duties unhindered by a lingering medical condition....

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How To Deal With an OWCP Overpayment

Posted on April 30, 2017 by Michael McCready
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Everyone makes mistakes, and the federal government isn’t exempt. You’ve been receiving your benefits for years now via a direct deposit to your account every month. One day, you receive a letter in the mail informing you that...

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