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  • Posted on January 8, 2019 by Michael McCready
    Postponing Appeals Hearing

    Federal Workers’ Compensation Appeals Hearings  The Law Offices of McCready, Garcia and Leet summarize for you the regulations, which implement the Federal Employees Compensation Act (FECA). This article describes rescheduling the workers’ compensation appeals hearing.  May I withdraw my appeal or postpone the hearing? (§10.622) You may withdraw your appeal at any time up to […]

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  • Posted on January 8, 2019 by Michael McCready
    FAQ on Representation

    Miscellaneous Topics      Our law firm, McCready, Garcia and Leet, as a public service, describes the regulations which implement the Federal Employees Compensation Act (FECA). This article discusses representation.  May I choose someone to represent me? (20 CFR § 10.700) Yes. You may appoint one, and only one, person to represent you. If you […]

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  • Posted on January 8, 2019 by Michael McCready
    Granting A Reconsideration Request

    Using a Request for Reconsideration to Appeal the Office of Workers’ Compensation Program’s (OWCP) Decision      As a public service, the Law Offices of McCready, Garcia and Leet provide you with a summary of the regulations, which implement the Federal Employees Compensation Act (FECA). This article discusses one of the appeal types, called a reconsiderations, […]

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  • Posted on January 8, 2019 by Michael McCready
    OWCP and Reconsideration

    Using a Request for Reconsideration to Appeal the Office of Workers’ Compensation Program’s (OWCP) Decision     As a public service, the Law Offices of McCready, Garcia and Leet provide you with a summary of the regulations, which implement the Federal Employees Compensation Act (FECA). This article discusses how the OWCP decide whether to affirm or […]

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  • Posted on January 8, 2019 by Michael McCready
    What is an Appeals Hearing?

    Federal Workers’ Compensation Appeals Hearings      The Law Offices of McCready, Garcia and Leet summarize for you the regulations, which implement the Federal Employees Compensation Act (FECA). This article describes workers’ compensation appeals.                          You’ll find information on the first type of appeal. […]

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  • Posted on January 8, 2019 by Michael McCready
    Filing for Reconsideration

    Using a Request for Reconsideration to Appeal the Office of Workers’ Compensation Program’s (OWCP) Decision      As a public service, the Law Offices of McCready, Garcia and Leet provide you with a summary of the regulations, which implement the Federal Employees Compensation Act (FECA). This article discusses the three types of federal workers’ compensation appeals […]

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  • Posted on January 8, 2019 by Michael McCready
    Reporting Dependents

    Your Workers’ Compensation Reporting Requirements      As a public service, the Law Offices of McCready, Garcia and Leet provide you with a summary of the regulations, which implement the Federal Employees Compensation Act (FECA). This article discusses the requirement that you report your income and dependents.  What are the reporting requirements for my dependents? […]

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  • Posted on January 8, 2019 by Michael McCready
    Workers' Compensation Reporting Requirements

        As a public service, the Law Offices of McCready, Garcia and Leet provide you with a summary of the regulations, which implement the Federal Employees Compensation Act (FECA). This article discusses the requirement that you report your income and dependents. What information must I report? (20 CFR § 10.525) If you’re receiving workers’ […]

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  • Posted on January 8, 2019 by Michael McCready
    Disability Benefit Overpayments

         As a public service, the Law Offices of McCready, Garcia and Leet provide you with a summary of the regulations, which implement the Federal Employees Compensation Act (FECA). This article sums up how the government handles disability benefits overpayments.  What does the government do after discovering disability benefits overpayments? (20 CFR § 10.431) The […]

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  • Posted on January 8, 2019 by Michael McCready
    Disability Pay Questions

    Miscellaneous Issues Relating to Disability Pay      Our law firm, McCready, Garcia and Leet, as a public service, describes the regulations which implement the Federal Employees Compensation Act (FECA). This article discusses various issues relating to disability pay including cost of living adjustments and lump sum payments, among other topics.  Can I get lump […]

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