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For federal employees who suffer from work-related injuries or illnesses, navigating the complexities of the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) can be daunting.

Filing for benefits under the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA) involves a rigorous process that requires …

Reasons OWCP Claims are Denied

Federal employees who suffer work-related injuries or illnesses are entitled to benefits through the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP). However, navigating the claims process can be complex, and many claimants find their claims denied for various reasons.

Understanding the …

Role and Importance of FIC Trained Federal Work Injury Doctors

Navigating the complexities of federal injury claims can be daunting for injured federal workers.

Understanding the process and knowing who to turn to for help is crucial for ensuring that your rights are protected and you receive the benefits you …

Strategies for Injured Federal Employees to Return to Work

Injuries sustained in the workplace can be debilitating, impacting not only an individual’s physical health but also their ability to perform their job effectively.

For federal employees, returning to work after an injury can be a daunting prospect, fraught with challenges …

Recovery: A Guide for Injured USPS Worker

The United States Postal Service (USPS) plays a crucial role in delivering mail and packages across the nation. Postal workers often face physically demanding tasks, making them susceptible to workplace injuries.

In the event of an injury, it’s essential for …

Accidents and injuries can happen to anyone, including federal employees who serve the nation in various capacities.

When an injury occurs in the line of duty, the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) steps in to provide benefits to eligible …

Hidden Struggles: Addressing Mental Health Challenges in Injured Federal Workers

In the realm of workplace injuries, federal workers often face unique challenges. While the physical toll of such injuries is evident, the mental health struggles that injured federal workers endure are not always as conspicuous.

These hidden struggles can be …

The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) plays a crucial role in providing benefits to federal employees who suffer from work-related injuries or illnesses.
While OWCP claims can be a lifeline for those in need, navigating the claims process can …

Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Injured Federal Employees

Injuries can occur in any workplace, and federal employees are no exception. Whether it’s an accident, occupational illness, or work-related stress, federal employees have legal rights and responsibilities when it comes to seeking compensation and rehabilitation for their injuries.

Here’s …

Common Workplace Injuries Among Federal Employees

Workplace safety is a paramount concern for all employees, including those in the federal sector. Federal employees perform a wide range of duties, and their workplaces can vary from office settings to more physically demanding environments.

Regardless of the nature …

Understanding Occupational Hazards

Federal workers play a critical role in the functioning of government agencies, and they often perform demanding tasks that require physical and mental exertion. Their jobs also come with a range of potential hazards and risks that can lead to …

Workplace Safety for Federal Employees: Preventing Injuries on the Job

Workplace safety is of utmost importance for federal employees to ensure a healthy and productive workforce. Federal agencies are responsible for maintaining a safe and hazard-free work environment for their employees.

By implementing comprehensive safety protocols and fostering a culture …

Choosing the Right OWCP Doctor

When federal employees sustain work-related injuries or illnesses, it is essential to seek proper medical treatment to aid in their recovery. The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) oversees the medical care of injured federal employees and provides them with …

Injured on the Job: Rights and Protections for Federal Employees

Accidents can happen anywhere, including the workplace. If you’re a federal employee and have suffered an injury while on the job, it’s essential to be aware of your rights and the protections available to you.

The federal government provides specific …

OWCP Injured Federal Employees Not Being Counted

Federal employees play a crucial role in maintaining the smooth functioning of government agencies and serving the public.

However, like any other occupation, federal employees are not immune to workplace injuries.

These injuries can have a significant impact on their …

Injured Federal Workers: Dont Pay for OWCP Claims Assistance

Injuries can happen to anyone, including federal employees who play a vital role in serving the public and maintaining the functioning of government agencies.

When a federal employee sustains an injury in the workplace, it is essential to understand the …

Understanding Your Rights as a Federal Employee

As a federal employee, it’s important to understand your rights and protections under the law, particularly when it comes to workers’ compensation. In the event of an on-the-job injury or illness, workers’ compensation can provide financial and medical benefits to …

What Injured Federal Employees Need to Know About Workers Compensation Benefits

As a federal employee, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if you suffer a work-related injury or illness. The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) administers this program, which provides benefits to federal employees who are injured on …

Navigating the Federal Workers Compensation Process

Federal employees are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if they are injured on the job. The Federal Workers’ Compensation Program (FECA) provides benefits for medical expenses, lost wages, and disability compensation.

However, navigating the FECA process can be complicated and …

Filing a Federal Workers Compensation Claim

Federal workers’ compensation is a system that provides benefits to employees who are injured or become ill due to their job. If you are a federal employee and have suffered a work-related injury or illness, you may be eligible for …

Common Workplace Injuries in Federal Employees

Federal employees face unique workplace hazards that can result in serious injuries. Whether they work in an office or in the field, federal employees must take steps to protect themselves from workplace injuries.

Let’s discuss some of the most common …

Benefits of Working with a Federal Workers Compensation Doctor

Federal workers’ compensation provides benefits to federal employees who have been injured or become ill on the job. When filing a workers’ compensation claim, it is important to work with a doctor who is experienced in treating work-related injuries and …

FECA - What is it and What Does it Cover?

The Federal Employee’s Compensation Act (FECA) is a federal law that provides benefits to federal employees who are injured or become ill as a result of their work. It is administered by the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP), which …

The Importance Of Workplace Safety Federal Injury Centers

Workplace safety is an essential aspect of any organization, no matter the size or industry. It refers to the measures put in place to ensure the physical and emotional well-being of employees while on the job.

This includes preventing accidents …

When To Call A Workers' Comp Attorney Federal Injury Centers

After an injury on the job, calling a lawyer might not be at the top of your list. If there was no one else involved, you might think it pointless, because there is no one to sue. However, if the …

Pre-existing Medical Conditions and Workers Comp

If you have a pre-existing medical condition, you might think it would be impossible to receive Workers’ Compensation for a related condition. However, depending on the nature of the injury or situation at work, you may be entitled to workers’ …

Testifying In Your Workers Compensation Case

If you have filed a workers’ compensation claim, you will likely have to testify at some point. This can be very stressful, especially if you have never had to testify in a legal matter before. Having an idea of what …

What Happens to Your Workers' Comp Benefits if You Lose Your Job?

Nobody wants to get hurt on the job, and even though your workers’ comp benefits may compensate you fully for your injury, it can be stressful to be out of work and wondering when you will get to return and …

What You Need to KNow About Federal Workers Compensation Benefits

If you are a federal employee and have been injured on the job, you know how stressful it can be trying to focus on recovering. Adding the stress of trying to figure out how to file for your worker’s compensation …

5 Factors Leading To A Denied Claim

It can be incredibly stressful when you have suffered a work-related injury. Your main priority should be getting better so you can return to work as quickly as possible. You shouldn’t have to worry about added pressures of how you …

What Is Repetitive Strain Injury

Repetitive strain injuries are one of the major sources of workplace injuries that lead to OWCP claims. But what are they, how do you know if you have one, and what are common causes of repetitive strain injury?

What is …

What to Do After An Injury At Work

When you are injured at work, it’s crucial to take action immediately. Your first step is to report the injury as soon as possible to a supervisor. This includes any illness or disease that is related to, or worsened by, …

OWCP Workers Comp: Just Going to Have to Trust Each Other

Way too many bad, shady, illegal things have happened in OWCP federal workers compensation. I’ve been involved in federal workers comp for more than a decade, but it wasn’t until I went to Florida in the past year that I …

OWCP Injured Federal Employees Not Being Counted

When I visit with federal union members around the country, I always ask for a show of hands for how many people in the room are dealing with work-related injuries or who know someone who is. Without exception, 50% – …

McKinney, Allen, Plano: OWCP DOL Federal Workers Comp Injury Doctors

Thousands of federal employees work or live in McKinney, Allen, Dallas, and Plano, TX, but until recently haven’t had choices of good, qualified doctors who specialize in DOL federal workers comp according to federal guidelines in their area. Most doctors …

OWCP Federal Workers Comp Doctor Boston

Federal Injury Centers can help injured federal employees from the USPS, VA, TSA, and all other federal agencies, when you live or work near Boston. Specifically, we help injured federal workers with their OWCP work injury cases in Quincy and …

McKinney, Allen, Plano, Richardson, Denton: OWCP - You Wont be Fired for Filing a Federal Work Injury

I had the opportunity to talk with 3 men who have had 30+ year careers with the United States Postal Service. We were talking about the fear that many federal employees have when thinking about reporting and filing an OWCP …

Injured Federal Workers: Dont Pay for OWCP Claims Assistance

We recently met a group, whose name I won’t mention here, that charges federal employees a fee for handling their OWCP workers comp case. They have fees for assisting in filling out CA1 or CA2 forms. They charge to assist …

OWCP Workers Comp Injuries: Supervisor Threat of Firing Injured Workers

Yesterday, we heard of a federal employee who was threatened with his job after he went outside of the hospital he worked for to find a doctor who could help him with his OWCP federal workers comp injury. He was …

OWCP: Help with Your Denied Injury Claims

Each year, OSHA publishes federal agency injury and illness statistics (https://www.osha.gov/dep/fap/fap-inj-ill-stats.html). On average, about 3.2% of federal employees have APPROVED OWCP CLAIMS. At the bottom of the page, it says that the data DOES NOT INCLUDE DENIED CLAIMS. OWCP work …

10 Stories from Injured Federal Employees Who Needed a Good OWCP Trained Doctor

Through my interaction with federal employees across the country, I want to share the stories from 10 injured federal employees who were hurt by confusing system after they were hurt at work.

1. A letter carrier broke his ankle while …

OWCP Injury Claims Accepted Denton, Frisco, McKinney, Dallas, TX

Federal Injury Centers in Denton, Frisco, McKinney, and Dallas, TX SPECIALIZES IN GETTING OWCP INJURY CLAIMS ACCEPTED. We know exactly what DOL needs in order to make a decision of approval for your claims.

When DOL denies OWCP claims because …

Stat Data of Texas USPS Employees

According to the website Governing.com, Texas employees 1.5 postal workers per 1000 residents. 26 other states have a higher number ranging from 2.0 – 2.6 postal workers per 1000 residents, and only a small handful of states have the same …

Don't Search ACS for OWCP Work Injury Doctor

Contact Federal Injury Centers in Denton, Frisco, McKinney, and Dallas, TX instead of attempting to search ACS for a Doctor who specializes in DOL federal workers comp according to federal guidelines.

Time after time, we hear injured federal employees complain that …

McKinney, TX OWCP DOL Federal Workers Comp Doctor

McKinney, TX has Doctors who treat OWCP federal workers comp injuries according to federal guidelines, who will get your federal work injury claim accepted

Collin County, home to McKinney, Allen, Plano, Frisco, and the surrounding towns has approximately 18,000 federal employees. …

Department of Veterans Affairs VA OWCP Work Injury

In 2016, 2.39% of VA employees had OWCP injury claims that were accepted. This accepted OWCP claims rate is lower than the average of all federal agencies (3.19%), and this is due to a number of factors that we …

ACS for DOL OWCP Federal Injury Doctors McKinney, TX

Injured Federal Employees are being told to search ACS to find a doctor who can help them with their OWCP / DOL federal workers comp injury.

Every time I talk to anyone who was told to check ACS, they tell …

OWCP CA-2 Injuries: USPS Letter Carrier - Is Your Job Easier Tomorrow?

Letter Carriers for the United States Postal Service can best be described as FEDERAL ATHLETES.

Your job description describes physical activities that over time must lead to bodies breaking down. The key term there is “over time”. This …

ACS Federal Employees Being Told to Search ACS for OWCP Doctors

ACS is not a good source for finding willing Doctors who treat OWCP federal workers comp injuries according to federal guidelines. I repeat, it is NOT a good source. Many doctors who are on ACS are not even …

Tragically Low OWCP Claims Acceptance Rate for Federal Employees

Over 1 million Federal Employees work for the USPS and the VA, each of which have extremely low OWCP injury claim acceptance rates. We attend meetings every month with rooms full of these federal employees, and when asked for a …

Common Pitfalls with Filing OWCP Work Injury Claims and CA-2 Injury Claims

I recently attended a union meeting where I spoke about some common pitfalls associated with filing OWCP claims along with several reasons why folks aren’t filing CA-2 injuries. We love talking to federal employees about OWCP workers comp issues. Teaching …

Montgomery, Alabama OWCP Workers Comp Doctor

Montgomery, Alabama finally has a doctor who understands OWCP and can get OWCP workers comp injury claims accepted. Over the past 12 months, we’ve gotten so many calls from federal employees in Alabama that we decided to go to Alabama …

OWCP Federal Work Injury Doctors Alabama

Montgomery, Alabama has a Doctor who specializes in DOL federal workers comp according to federal guidelines. Dr. John Porter, DO has been trained in OWCP. His expert causation reports get OWCP injury claims accepted. Prior to Dr. Porter, Montgomery had …

DOL ACS OWCP Doctors - Dallas, Alabama, Massachusetts

Injured Federal Employees continually tell us that ACS is not working for them when they need a doctor who treats OWCP federal workers comp injuries according to federal guidelines. I just talked to a guy who was out-of-state and couldn’t …

OWCP Doc Birmingham

Over this past weekend, we’ve been visiting with letter carriers, mail handlers, mail clerks, and VA employees in Birmingham, Alabama. The one problem that stood out the most is that they previously did not have a doctors who specializes in …

FLA OWCP: Florida Rural Letter Carrier Injury Problems

We just attended the Florida State Convention for the Florida Rural Letter Carriers Association and had the opportunity to talk with a lot of Florida Rural Letter Carriers. One common theme kept coming up: Rural Carriers feared filing OWCP injury …

Clearwater, St Pete and Tampa, FL OWCP Injuries for VA Employees

We’ve been fortunate to become friends with so many VA employees and their AFGE union leaders throughout the state of Florida. We frequently visit with VA AFGE members and leaders in St. Pete, West Palm Beach, and Miami. These federal …

OWCP Work Injury Doctor in Florida that Will Get Your OWCP Claim Accepted

The #2 problem injured federal employees have in getting their OWCP injury claims accepted is not being able to find a doctor. That’s the reason for the title of this article.

In the past 3 years, I’ve been all over …

Tampa Bay Area: Federal Employees OWCP Work Injuries

According to the website Governing.com, Florida has over 28,000 VA employees and over 33,000 postal employees, and Florida has the 5th most federal employees in the United States with more than 175,000 federal employees. 3.5% of Florida’s population lives …

Denied OWCP Claims in Birmingham, AL

We just got another previously-denied OWCP claim accepted in Birmingham Alabama.

I keep telling you, “No more denied OWCP claims”. Well, I’ve received some feedback saying that it looks like we don’t accept denied claims. Nothing could be farther …

VA OWCP Injury Acceptance Rate at 20 Year Low

In 1998, the OWCP injury claim acceptance rate in the Department of Veteran’s Affairs was 4.42%. That was the first year that OSHA started keeping these stats. That data can be found at: https://www.osha.gov/dep/fap/statistics/fedprgms_stats98.html.

The acceptance …

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