Federal Disability Retirement – Representation VS. On My Own?

by | Oct 11, 2013

Last Updated December 4, 2023
Federal Disability Retirement Representation

If you’re asking this question to yourself, friends, co-workers or your agency about representation…Good Question! Our answer is simple here. We believe that having representation for your claim from start to finish is the absolute best way to go about applying for Federal Disability Retirement. Proven results over an extended amount of time equal security.

One fun way to think about it is what would you do if your transmission needed to be replaced in your vehicle? One answer might be “I’d rather just buy a new car!”. While that might be an option when having car problems, it’s not an option when we’re talking about your career. The point here is this is a major problem and decision that is vital to the longevity of your future… like getting from A to B.

Someone could probably research online or buy a manual and spend a very long time learning how to take apart their car and replace the transmission somewhat successfully. Some may even get half way through this process and give in. And some may make the decision to hire a professional… one who has successfully handled this issue for thousands of others.

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM)

The decision to hire a professional representation is a choice that is entirely up to the applicant… not your agency. In fact, your agency plays a very small role in the process of applying for Federal Disability Retirement. Remember, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) decides whether an applicant is approved or denied… not your agency.

Putting your best foot forward is something we strongly believe in and having an experienced representative on your side is one way of doing so. The ability to foresee bumps in the road can help to ensure that your claim is properly processed and the correct decision is made by OPM. Experience and understanding of OPM’s procedures, familiarity with complex medical issues and legal arguments also gives the claimant a supreme advantage.

Legal Representation to Maximize Your Chance of Approval

Harris Federal Law Firm, has been successfully representing federal employees all across the country for over a decade with their claims for federal disability retirement. Our team has an extensive reputation with OPM and trust among the federal employee community. This is our passion! We carefully consider all elements of our client’s injuries and illnesses and have the capability to comprehensively get you from A to B.

If you need professional help with your claim for Federal Disability Retirement, call Harris Federal Law Firm, today. We offer Free Consultations and can help you make the right decision for your specific situation.

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