Tag: Disability Retirement

Federal Disability Retirement Through OPM: A Life-Changing Event

By on February 24, 2016 in Current Events, Retirement with 0 Comments

For Federal employees and U.S. Postal workers, filing for Federal Disability Retirement benefits through the U.S. Office of Personnel Management is a life-changing event and a leap into the unknown. The author outlines some important terms and steps to know to help federal employees with the filing process.

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Five Myths about FERS Federal Disability Retirement

By on January 11, 2016 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Five Myths about FERS Federal Disability Retirement

When your poor health begins to hinder your work performance, you need to prepare an exit strategy. For federal workers, applying for FERS federal disability retirement benefits may be a viable option. The author outlines five common myths federal employees should be aware of when seeking disability retirement benefits.

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FERS & CSRS Disability Retirement: The Importance of Recognizing the Laws to be Applied

By on December 8, 2015 in Retirement with 0 Comments

The author says that filing for Federal Disability Retirement benefits is not merely a matter of completing the forms. He says that knowledge of the laws surrounding the process matter and can significantly influence the outcome of any litigation.

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Eight Facts You Must Document to Obtain Federal Disability Retirement Benefits

By on May 14, 2015 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Before you can obtain disability retirement benefits, you must provide documentation to the Office of Personnel Management that shows you meet these eight criteria. The author provides details about each and what forms you must submit to OPM.

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The Confluence of Factors During the OPM Disability Retirement Process

By on October 6, 2014 in Current Events, Retirement with 0 Comments

Is there is a sensible approach in preparing, formulating and filing for OPM Disability Retirement benefits? The author offers some details about the application process.

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5 Important Questions To Consider Before Applying For OPM Disability Retirement

By on September 1, 2014 in Retirement with 0 Comments

The author outlines five questions that identify a few of the initial considerations that federal employees should examine when determining whether they should pursue OPM disability retirement.

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Situational Disability in a Federal Disability Retirement Application

A lesser-known basis for a denial of a Federal Disability Retirement application is what is called “situational disability.” The author explains what this means and why most situational disability cases are failed applications at the outset as well as how to avoid them.

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FERS and CSRS Federal Disability Retirement: Common Roadblocks

By on June 30, 2013 in Current Events, Retirement with 0 Comments

What are the roadblocks and obstacles for a Federal Disability Retirement application, filed through the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, whether under FERS or CSRS?

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FERS and CSRS Disability Retirement, OWCP Benefits, and SSDI: Comparisons and Contrasts

By on August 10, 2012 in Current Events, Human Resources with 0 Comments

The author juxtaposes some common federal benefits programs.

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FERS and CSRS Disability Retirement: the Case of the Overturned Decision After a History of Linguistic Mischief

By on March 13, 2012 in Court Cases, Current Events with 0 Comments

A recent MSPB case provides an important clarification and constriction of a substantive standard of law which was in danger of becoming expanded well beyond the plain language of the statute undergirding the eligibility requirements of a Federal Disability Retirement application.

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