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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
    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
    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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  • Posted on January 8, 2019 by Michael McCready
    Other Payments while on Disability Income

    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 other […]

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

    Discontinuation and Reduction of Benefits      The Law Offices of McCready, Garcia and Leet summarize for you the regulations, which implement the Federal Employees Compensation Act (FECA). This article describes when the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) might reduce or discontinue your benefits.  Will the OWCP ever act against me without issuing a […]

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  • Posted on January 8, 2019 by Michael McCready
    What are Cost-of-living Adjustments?

    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 disability […]

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