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Reasons for Termination of Federal Disability Benefits

Posted on March 28, 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 March 28, 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 March 28, 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 March 28, 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 March 28, 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 March 28, 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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Situational Disability and Federal Disability Retirement

Posted on March 28, 2017 by Michael McCready
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Federal disability is a complicated beast to defeat if you are working alone and are looking to get compensated as you prepare for a life after work. Disability is not always clear-cut, and it is possible that you may have a certa...

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Warning Signs You Should Apply for Federal Disability Retirement

Posted on March 28, 2017 by Michael McCready
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As a federal worker, you’ve probably enjoyed serving the government and its people, and you’ve had a long-standing and stable career. Life, however, has a funny way of throwing you curveballs when you least expect it. Federal ...

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Federal Disability Retirement and The 1 Year Time Window

Posted on March 28, 2017 by Michael McCready
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If you are federal or postal employee looking to apply for federal disability retirement benefits, time is of the essence. There is a certain statute which requires that you file within one year of ‘being separated from civil se...

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Can You Get Federal Disability Retirement Benefits for a Psychiatric Illness?

Posted on March 28, 2017 by Michael McCready
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Mental illness is a taboo topic in our society as well as work places. Unfortunately, people still have archaic views on what constitutes mental illness as well as how people afflicted by this disease look or act like. If you’re...

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