Attorney Representation in Federal Disability Claims: Directions

The crude form of the proverbial image formulated is: Up the creek without a paddle, but normally with an epithet inserted. It portrays a vivid scene of being in a symbolic state, directionless and without a means of guiding or maneuvering. One is thus subject to the winds of time, the vicissitudes of circumstances beyond one’s control, immediate or otherwise, and where a growing storm of unforeseen proportions and magnitude is coming at a rate of ferocity uncontrollable and unable […] Read More …

Medical Retirement Benefits for US Government Employees: Misinformation

The problem with a society which provides unlimited information is that the traditional controls and mechanisms known for verification and validation of accuracy become diluted or altogether abandoned. Plagiarism has become a pervasive problem; as vastness of information […] Read More …

OPM Disability Retirement: Information in the Public Domain

In preparing, formulating and filing for Federal Disability Retirement benefits under FERS or CSRS, there is a quantity of information which exists in the “public domain”. Just as in the areas […] Read More …

Disability Retirement for Federal Workers: Information v. Essentials

There is a tendency to want to “reveal all”, as if not revealing every aspect of a narrative is somehow misleading, untruthful, or deceptive. But there is a distinction to be made […] Read More …

Federal Worker Disability Retirement: The Irony of Favorable Laws

In certain areas of “the law”, statutes, regulations and case-laws have developed which tend to favor the individual seeking to obtain a benefit through such laws. […] Read More …

Disability Retirement for Federal Workers: Information

Information is plentiful in this age of technology and the Internet. But always remember that information is distinctly different from knowledge and truth. A plethora of information […] Read More …

OPM Disability Retirement: Information

I am sometimes asked whether or not, in providing detailed information concerning FERS or CSRS disability retirement, I am revealing “too much” information. The way that I look at it is this […] Read More …

Federal & Postal Service Disability Retirement: Agency Support

Sometimes, the question comes up as to whether or not it is important to have the blessing or support of the Agency or the USPS, when filing for Federal Disability Retirement benefits under FERS […] Read More …