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USPS Posts Historic Losses, Defaults on Payments

Posted on November 24, 2017 by Michael McCready
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USPS continued with its losing streak this year by posting a multibillion dollar loss to the tune of $2.7 billion. This is in comparison to the previous year’s $2.8 billion, a slight improvement, but a loss all the same. This lo...

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Compensation for Shoulder Injuries – Federal Workers’ Compensation

Posted on November 24, 2017 by Michael McCready
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Postal workers have to lug pounds of letters and packages from their vans to mailboxes every day. In addition, these federal workers sometimes have to walk long distances with backpacks strapped on their shoulders or held by their...

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Emotional Reaction Claims and Federal Workers’ Compensation

Posted on November 24, 2017 by Michael McCready
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Stress is a part of life, and as a federal worker in a demanding position, you may be exposed to it on a daily basis. That being said, an inordinate amount of stress can lead to physical health complications, necessitating prompt ...

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How To Get Secondary Conditions Added to Your Federal Compensation Claim

Posted on November 24, 2017 by Michael McCready
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Chronic conditions tend to be complicated, and oftentimes, they get worse over time or cause secondary conditions. For instance, a broken arm can lead to arthritis in the joints found on that arm, making it hard for a federal work...

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Schedule Awards Pt I – How To Get Started

Posted on November 24, 2017 by Michael McCready
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Schedule awards are issued when you sustain a permanent injury. If you are a first time applicant, there’s a lot of information that may come at you from all angles just by doing a simple Google search, making this issue seem in...

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Applying For Federal Disability Retirement? Read This First

Posted on November 24, 2017 by Michael McCready
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There’s a lot of misinformation out there regarding federal disability, partly due to the fact that information about this federal program is hard to come by in the public domain, and if you do come across it, it is buried in te...

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Situational Disability Secrets

Posted on November 24, 2017 by Michael McCready
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Federal disability compensation can be a quagmire if you are a first time applicant. There are complicated papers to fill in, and you must meet certain conditions if you are going to pass the disability test. If you have an injury...

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Consequential Injuries, DOL and OWCP

Posted on November 24, 2017 by Michael McCready
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Sometimes, life throws you a curveball just when you think you can’t take any more bad news. As an injured federal worker, you may find yourself sustaining a secondary injury off work as a result of your first and primary injury...

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Carpal Tunnel Injuries and Federal Workers’ Compensation

Posted on November 24, 2017 by Michael McCready
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Some federal jobs require you to carry out repetitive motions day in, day out for years. Eventually, the body starts to show signs of wear and tear, leading to an injury that may never fully heal. Carpal tunnel injuries tend to in...

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I Received a FECA OWCP Vocational Rehabilitation Order – What Should I Do?

Posted on November 24, 2017 by Michael McCready
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The federal government hates having to lose out on revenue on account of an injured federal worker. In addition, injured individuals may have to be replaced, which can costs hundreds or thousands of dollars or even a couple millio...

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