Outrages

How Sick or Injured Do You Need to Be To Qualify for OPM Disability Retirement?

Everyone who calls me knows they are sick or injured. But the question is, does their sickness or injury qualify them for OPM Disability Retirement? How the Government Defines Disability for OPM Disability Retirement “Disability Retirement̶…
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Want to Win? Keep a Daily Journal of Your Disabling Symptoms

To write the very best Applicant's Statement, it is crucial to keep a daily journal of your medical condition and how it is impacting your work. This will help you tell a story and back up that story with dates and experiences.
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Top 10 Disability Retirement Questions

Want to Win? Start With These 10 Questions. What are the essential forms for FERS Disability Retirement? How sick or injured do I have to be? How can a lawyer help you win? How can getting fired be a blessing? How can I get my boss to help me win?…
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A Good Doctor is the Real Key to Winning

Podcast #3: A Good Doctor is the Real Key to Winning:    Transcript edited for clarity: How do you know if you are eligible for Disability Retirement? There is a legal standard, but you probably would have a difficult time figuring out if you…
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A Good Lawyer is the Key to Winning - But What About the Fee?

Podcast:    Transcript edited for clarity:   How come you retired? I’m old! I’m 77! When I turned 75, I said, “OK, that’s enough, time to play!” Then how come you are still doing this blog? Because I can’t retire. I unplugged…
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The OPM Disability Retirement Catch-22

Summary: OPM Disability Retirement requires an applicant to submit a “checklist” form. This checklist form is entirely redundant, but poses a challenge because OPM requires someone at the applicant’s federal agency to fill it out. …
Categories: Law Reform
Getting Fired Can Be A Bl…

Getting Fired Can Be A Blessing - If You Want OPM Disability Retirement

Summary: Your Chance Of Winning OPM Disability Retirement Can Be Dramatically Increased If You Are Fired By Your Agency Because Your Medical Condition Precludes you from Performing Your Job. It may or may not surprise you but a Federal employee can b…
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Who Should You Trust More? This Tiger, or OPM?

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Cheated out of Disability…

Cheated out of Disability Retirement

OPM DISABILITY RETIREMENT APPLICANTS ARE ROUTINELY CHEATED OUT OF DISABILITY RETIREMENT BENEFITS BY ADJUDICATORS WHO ARE UNTRAINED IN THE RELEVANT LAW AND MEDICINE I have evidence that OPM denies disability retirement benefits based on a bogus law—…
Categories: Law Reform

My Client Had Fibromyalgia

If you are considering disability retirement for Fibromyalgia, you should get to know what you might be up against. My client had fibromyalgia. She couldn’t do her secretarial duties. She couldn’t make it out of bed most mornings given he…
Categories: Law Reform

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