Federal Disability Retirement: The Legal Language Game

Wittgenstein’s contribution to Western Philosophy was an extension of a line of English linguistic/analytical approach to unraveling substantive issues of confounding puzzlement. Leave it to the British to resolve all problems through the correct usage of language — or, in his case, of Austrian-British conversion. Within every context of societal constructs, there are unique conventions of linguistic acceptance. Thus, the “language game” when engaging a Rapper will necessarily be different from that of having a polite dinner conversation with the Pope, […] Read More …

Federal and Postal Disability Retirement: The Analogy of Games

Games created and imagined by societies will likely reflect societal values, beliefs, fears, and generally the character and personality of the social structure of the time. That is why life situations are often described and elaborated upon by reference to particular games, […] Read More …

Federal and Postal Disability Retirement: Sports Metaphors

The abundance of metaphors comparing life with sports has pervaded throughout in literature, opinion pieces, articles, etc. We can relate to sports, because many have been active participants […] Read More …

Federal & Postal Disability Retirement: The Futility of Waiting for an Agency

In Federal Disability Retirements, the general rule is as follows: waiting for your agency to act in some way that may prove to be beneficial to your case, is an act of futility. Whether it is to wait for a performance appraisal; whether […] Read More …

CSRS & FERS Disability Disability Retirement: OWCP & the Postal Service

For many years, being on Worker’s Comp when injured while working for the Postal Service, worked fairly well. The Postal Service, in conjunction with, and in coordination, would offer an […] Read More …