OWCP: Federal Workers’ Comp in Washington DC
Federal Workers’ Compensation Benefits Attorneys Representing Federal Government Workers in Washington DC and surrounding areas.
For federal government employees, workers’ compensation is administered by the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP). The OWCP is a division of the U.S. Department of Labor. Federal workers’ compensation is not subject to state law. It is universal from one side of the country to the other. In order to succeed in these cases, an attorney must understand the unique aspects of federal workers’ comp law.
Are you a federal employee who has been injured at work? Call a lawyer from The Devadoss Law Firm, P.L.L.C., today at 888-351-0424 or send us an e-mail to arrange a free consultation. We know the law. We are committed to helping injured federal workers obtain the workers’ compensation benefits they need.
Your First Step After a Work Injury
If you have been injured on the job, your first step is to report the injury to your employer. Whether your injury was the result of an accident or an occupational injury that developed over time, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, this step is critical. You are entitled to benefits that include wages, payment for medical care and, if necessary, vocational rehabilitation.
Has Your Federal Workers’ Compensation Claim Been Denied?
The process of applying for benefits is fairly straightforward. However, if your claim is denied, it is critical that you enlist an experienced attorney. You are entitled to appeal the decision. Your appeal rights start with the right to request reconsideration from the issuing district office. We can help with all phases of your appeal. It is important to note that these disputes are resolved administratively, thereby avoiding costly and lengthy litigation.
Disability Benefits and Workers’ Compensation
Federal employees may be eligible for disability retirement benefits, in certain situations. Benefits are dependent upon the nature of the injury and years served in government. Our lawyers can help you analyze and take advantage of all options.
Free Consultation — Reasonable Fees
Contact us to discuss your case with a Washington, DC, OWCP lawyer. We offer free case evaluations, and our fee structures are designed to meet your needs.