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Sprains, strains, and more serious injuries

I've had federal employees get serious injuries to their extremities and if the claims examiner at OWCP finally decides to accept a claim, they accept it for a 'sprain' or something along those lines. I often joke with clients that an injured employee could lose an...

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Intoxication and FECA claims

If you are an employee and you become intoxicated, whether through drinking or drugs you could potentially lose your workers compensation benefits if you get hurt on the job. Every state has its own rules on intoxication. Many states would have you lose your workers...

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Having a hard time getting a hold of OWCP claims examiners?

You aren't alone. This is a problem for attorneys/representatives as well as claimants. I find that the OWCP claims examiners vary as far as effectiveness and communication skills. There are some great claims examiners that actually do care about injured federal...

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ACS and CSQ are currently down

Due to 'security concerns', OWCP has shut down access to federal employee records through electronic methods. You must call up your office to get the information you need. This is burdensome for all injured federal employees and at the moment we are unsure how long...

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Schedule Awards and Weeks of Pay

A schedule award can be obtained when there is permanent damage to specific parts of the body as designated by Congress. They are calculated using the 6th edition of the AMA guides and are also based upon whether you have a dependent (75% rate) or not (66.66% rate)....

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Welcome To Our New Website

We are delighted to share with you our newly redesigned website, with a bold new look and enhanced navigation experience. If you have any questions please call us at 888-977-2254.

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