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OWCP Stress Claims

Find peace-of-mind in your federal benefits. 

Find peace-of-mind in your federal benefits. 

"We are living in unprecedented and uncertain times." By now, you have likely heard this ad nauseum, but it doesn't take away from the fact that we are collectively concerned about the future. Whether it be a volatile economy, furlough fears, or the spread of a novel...

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Does Stress Make You Eligible for Federal Disability Retirement?

Stress is defined by Oxford Living Dictionaries as “a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances.” It’s found in every part of life, good or bad—marriage, divorce, working with others, doctor appointment, etc. An...

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Stress and Filing for Federal Disability Retirement

Stress is found in every workplace, home, relationship, and part of life in general. One of the requirements for qualifying for federal disability retirement is having a medical condition that disqualifies you from performing useful and efficient service. Meaning,...

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Workers’ Compensation Attorney Fees

When most workers file a workers’ compensation claim, their state law usually dictates that his employer’s workers compensation insurance company pay for his attorney fees.  The state law typically limits the fees for the claimant’s attorney which, of course, has some...

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OWCP Stress Claims:  Q&A with Attorney Leah Bachmeyer Kille

OWCP Stress Claims: Q&A with Attorney Leah Bachmeyer Kille

Q & A with Attorney Leah Bachmeyer Kille on OWCP Stress Claims Recently, Harris Federal hosted a webinar about OWCP stress claims, which are federal workers' compensation claims attributed to a mental or emotional condition. The webinar was a great success, and we...

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