Disability Retirement for Federal Government Employees: Magnification of a Reputation

The person whose reputation precedes him/her has the disadvantage of having one’s actions immediately placed into categories defined by the perspective of prior judgments. And so it is with Federal and Postal employees who begin to exhibit chronic medical conditions […] Read More …

Federal Disability Retirement: Gathering All of the Pieces

Multi-tasking is a concept which suddenly came about, but always existed. The idea, the concept — the identifying name itself — is secondary; ask any mother caring for her children throughout […] Read More …

Disability Retirement for Federal Government Employees: The Art of Argumentation

The Art of Argumentation is a dying form. Watching any “debate” forum on television or the radio; viewing the Presidential debates; it has become, instead, a time of pontification, […] Read More …

Medical Retirement for Federal Workers: Rationality Still Exists

One may well disagrees with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management on its decision to deny a Federal Disability Retirement application, and yet find a rational basis for its denial. […] Read More …

Federal and Postal Disability Retirement: Unfortunately, like a Toothache

Preparing, formulating and filing for Federal Disability Retirement benefits from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management is analogous to having a toothache — a gnawing sense of […] Read More …

Federal Employee Medical Retirement: Concerns of Confidentiality

There is often an expressed concern regarding how confidential the medical records submitted through one’s Agency are kept. It is a valid concern, but one which must be weighed […] Read More …

OPM Disability Retirement: The Goal of Perfection

The problem with perfection is that it requires the imperfect to fail to act. Fear of failure is a pervasive problem resulting in inaction. The unrealistic paradigm which society imposes both […] Read More …

Football, Fair Play, and Federal Disability Retirement

Obviously, with the Super Bowl upcoming this weekend, any references to the game itself, whether by forced analogy or metaphor, is nevertheless an appropriate one. I will play the politically safe […] Read More …

Medical Retirement for Federal Workers: When a Mistake is Made

Mistakes made in preparing, formulating and filing for Federal Disability Retirement benefits under FERS or CSRS, from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, are usually correctable, […] Read More …

FERS & CSRS Disability Retirement for Federal and USPS Workers: As a Process

It is often a necessity to be reminded that the preparation, formulation, and ultimately the filing of a Federal Disability Retirement application under FERS or CSRS, with the U.S. Office of Personnel […] Read More …