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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
    Appeals and Decisions

    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 one appeal process.  How does the hearing representative conduct a written record review? (§10.618)  Remember, you can request that the hearing officer review the […]

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  • Posted on January 8, 2019 by Michael McCready
    Can Non-Physicians Treat Me?

    Can Non-Physicians Treat Me, and What Information Must All Medical Reports Contain?      Our law firm, McCready, Garcia and Leet, as a public service, describes the regulations that implement the federal workers’ compensation law (FECA). This article explains when non-physicians may treat you and what information your medical reports should have.  What if I […]

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  • Posted on January 8, 2019 by Michael McCready
    General Provisions of the FECA

        As a public service, the Law Offices of McCready, Garcia and Leet provide you with a summary of the regulations, which implement the federal workers’ compensation law (FECA). This article sums up the FECA’s general provisions.  Can my agency pressure me into waiving my rights? (§10.15)     In a word, no. Neither […]

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  • Posted on January 8, 2019 by Michael McCready
    How to Get Medical Care

       The Law Offices of McCready, Garcia and Leet summarize for you the regulations, which implement the federal workers’ compensation law (FECA). This article describes how to get the medical attention you need after you’ve suffered from your work-related injury or illness.  How do I obtain medical care? (20 CFR § 10.300) After you’ve received […]

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  • Posted on January 8, 2019 by Michael McCready
    Mental Conditions from Injury

    Can Non-Physicians Treat Me?      Our law firm, McCready, Garcia and Leet, as a public service, describes the regulations that implement the federal workers’ compensation law (FECA). This article explains when non-physicians may treat you.  What if I need a clinical psychologist? (§10.312) You may consult a clinical psychologist for mental conditions that a […]

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

    How to Get Medical Care    The Law Offices of McCready, Garcia and Leet summarize for you the regulations, which implement the federal workers’ compensation law (FECA). This article describes how to get the medical attention you need after you’ve suffered from your work-related injury or illness. Can I change physicians? (§10.316) •    You […]

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  • Posted on January 8, 2019 by Michael McCready
    What Does OWCP Pay for?

    What does OWCP Pay for?      Our law firm, McCready, Garcia and Leet, as a public service, describes the regulations that implement the federal workers’ compensation law (FECA). This article explains what OWCP will pay for.  Will the OWCP Pay for Preventative Measures? (§10.313)  No, except under the following conditions: A contaminant either entered […]

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  • Posted on January 8, 2019 by Michael McCready
    Continuation Of Pay Specifics

        As a public service, the Law Offices of McCready, Garcia and Leet provide you with a summary of the regulations, which implement the federal workers’ compensation law (FECA). This article sums up the regulations about Continuation of Pay. (COP)  What is COP? (20 CFR § 10.200)             The […]

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