OPM Disability Retirement: Disability Retirement & Standard Forms

Standard Forms are intended to restrain, contain and standardize; it is meant to make you believe that if you violate the “fence” around the physical form itself, or fail to answer specifically […] Read More …

OPM Disability Retirement: An Inherently Adversarial Process

One often hears about administrative procedures — that they are somehow distinguishable from court cases, EEOC proceedings, grievances, etc., in that they are “non-adversarial” […] Read More …

OPM Disability Retirement for Federal and Postal Employees: Administrative v. Adversarial

That is often the line of argument: Since it is an “administrative process”, it is not adversarial. This presumes quite a bit — such as, the term “adversarial” is constrained to applying […] Read More …

Federal and Postal Disability Retirement: On the Other Hand

On the other hand, there is no such thing as a “lost cause” case. To assert such a conclusion would be to presumptively admit defeat. In Federal Disability Retirement cases, there is always […] Read More …