History of the OWCP Federal Workers' Compensation Program The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) oversees the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA), which provides workers' compensation benefits to federal employees for work-related injuries or illnesses. Here's a timeline of the key events in the history of the OWCP federal workers' [...]
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HOW DOL DOCTORS HELP INJURED POSTAL WORKERS A DOL (Department of Labor) doctor can help an injured postal worker in several ways, depending on the nature of the injury and the worker's needs: Initial Assessment and Treatment: Diagnosis: The DOL doctor will perform a thorough examination to diagnose the injury [...]
WHAT TO DO IF YOUR FEDERAL OWCP CLAIM IS DENIED Getting a denial on your OWCP (Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs) claim isn’t the best news. It can feel like a big setback, especially when you’re already dealing with a work-related injury. But don’t worry – it’s not the end [...]
HOW TO FILE A WORKERS’ COMP CLAIM IN FLORIDA When accidents happen on the job in Florida, it’s essential to know your rights and the process that follows. Workers’ compensation, often referred to as workers’ comp, is a safety net that aims to cover medical expenses and compensate for lost [...]
NAVIGATING DOL CLAIMS: A FEDERAL EMPLOYEE’S ESSENTIAL GUIDE Imagine this: It’s just another day at work, but suddenly, an unexpected mishap occurs. Maybe it was a slip on a wet floor, a fall from a ladder, or an equipment malfunction. No matter the cause, you find yourself with an injury, [...]
UNDERSTANDING YOUR RIGHTS: FEDERAL WORKERS’ COMPENSATION Federal jobs are often some of the most regulated workplaces, designed with safety as a priority. But, as with any profession, unexpected accidents can happen. When they do, federal employees (like USPS) have specific rights under the Federal Workers’ Compensation Act. Knowing these rights [...]
INJURED USPS WORKER? HERE’S YOUR NEXT STEPS! Navigating through the aftermath of a workplace injury can be extremely overwhelming, especially if you’re in a critical public service role, like a USPS worker. Ensuring your recovery, managing work expectations, and handling documentation for compensation are just a few of the obstacles [...]
Top 5 Mistakes When Filing an OWCP Claim Navigating through the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) claim process can be tricky. For federal employees in particular, ensuring that every step is handled meticulously is crucial to securing their rightful benefits following a work-related injury. Missteps, no matter how minor, [...]
REDUCING THE ODDS: HOW PHYSICAL THERAPY PREVENTS REPEAT INJURIES Physical injuries can pose a significant hurdle in our day-to-day lives, affecting both our physical and emotional well-being. Here, we know that rehabilitation and prevention are two sides of the same coin. While the immediate goal after an injury is recovery, [...]
CAN CHIROPRACTIC CARE REALLY STOP MIGRAINES? Migraines can be debilitating, casting a dark cloud over daily life, and making even the simplest tasks a challenge. For the millions who suffer from these severe headaches, finding an effective treatment is an ongoing quest. While medications and lifestyle changes can help manage [...]