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DO YOU HAVE A FEDERAL COMPENSATION REPRESENTATIVE?

Most people do not know the importance of having a Federal Compensation Representative. One of the main reasons it is good to have someone represent you is because if you represent yourself you can get emit all and potentially make[...]

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WAYS TO APPEAL A CLOSED CASE

Telephonically One of the most common ways to appeal a closed case is over the phone. The provision for this type of appeal is found under 5USC.8128(a). This pretty much means that a injured employee who does not agree with[...]

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NEW/ REOCCURRING INJURIES OR ILLNESSES

Many times injured federal workers that have been injured on the job have reoccurring injury’s when an employee has an issue like this, they need to fill out a OWCP CA-2a form. (Link attached in our forms page.) Below are[...]

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Changes to LHWCA

OWCP has made changes to the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act. Under these changes some current regulations have been changed. For the better that is. The regulations that have previously been in place were very unclear to the injured[...]

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WHO IS COVERED UNDER A OWCP CASE?

Owcp covers injured employees. But not all injured employees. Owcp covers federally employed injured employees. Now there are some situations where you can be covered under an owcp case and not be a federal employee. There are many divisions of[...]

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OTHER OWCP INJURIES

Owcp injuries are a very complex process. Most people do not know the in’s and out’s of everything that can be included in an Owcp injury. Let’s say a federal worker gets injured on the job. They would then have[...]

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Federal Injured Employee Benefits

Many times people are left lost after being injured on the job. Most people do not know that there are many benefits that a federal employee is entitled to after being hurt on the job. All medical bills are covered[...]

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Misconceptions on OWCP Medical Restrictions

Most people have a misconception on what they can and cant do while they have an open Federal Workers Compensation claim. People often get confused or mislead on what there restrictions are. Your doctor will order you on what he[...]

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OWCP’S TAKE ON COVID-19

Federal employees who get exposed to and end up getting Covid-19 while on the job are entitled to workers compensation coverage according to the Federal Employees Compensation Act ( FECA ). To file for a claim because of Covid-19, a[...]

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Pre-existing injury’s that fall under a federal workers comp case. (OWCP)

Most people do not know the in’s and out’s of a medical case against OWCP. Most people do not know that pre- existing injury’s can fall into a federal workers comp case. Any injury or disease that gets worse or[...]

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