11.May, 2016 0

CO Representatives applaud new EEOICPA Advisory Board

Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives,  Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) and Jared Polis (CO-02) recently commended the first meeting of the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health for Part E of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) which took place in Washington, DC on April 26-28,…

9.Oct, 2015 0

EEOICPA covered Facility Videos

Here at Stephens & Stephens, LLP, we are continually studying the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Act (EEOICPA), from every angle, in order to understand all facets of the Act. This includes not only the Act itself, but the entire process of Atomic Weapons Employment that produced the somewhat less…

29.Jun, 2015 0

New page for EEOICPA videos

In our continuing effort to make as much information about the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) as possible freely available and readily accessible, we have added a page to our site that includes a list of our previously blogged videos and links to each video for further…

3.Feb, 2015 0

Medical Benefits Provided By the United States under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA)

Overview                  Under the Energy Employees’ Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA), employees of Department of Energy facilities, atomic weapons employers, or beryllium vendors who develop one of the covered cancers or illnesses may be entitled to up to $400,000 in compensation, as…

24.Dec, 2014 0

Happy Holidays from Stephens & Stephens!

Happy Holidays! We hope that you all have had a wonderful 2014! A comprehensive outline of 2014’s activity concerning the EEOICPA at Stephens & Stephens can be read here. We hope it will be informative for you.

9.Dec, 2014 0

Hugh Stephens, Esq. outlines the EEOICPA claims filing process (cont’d) (video 11)

In the final video of our series dedicated to keeping the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) understandable and accessible, Hugh continues his explanaion of the claims filing process by discussing some of the proofs and forms required to submit a claim. He also describes how the process…

3.Dec, 2014 0

EEOICPA videos: Claims process explained by Hugh Stephens, Esq. (video 10)

The tenth video of our EEOICPA series, in which Hugh gives an explanation of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act claims filing process and discusses some of the standard forms involved, can be seen below:

29.Nov, 2014 0

EEOICPA videos: Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act in a Nutshell (video 9)

In video number nine of our Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) series, Hugh thoroughly recounts the history of the Act. He then explains how certain atomic weapons workers who are suffering from various illnesses such as Silicosis, Chronic Beryllium Disease (CBD), and various cancers may be compensated…

26.Nov, 2014 0

EEOICPA videos: Survivor benefits under the EEOICPA (video 8)

In the eighth video of our EEOICPA series below, Hugh discusses the meaning of Survivor Benefits (and claims) under the Act, and explains the distinction between survivor benefits under Part B and Part E of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act.

24.Nov, 2014 0

EEOICPA videos: Hugh Stephens, Esq. clarifies Part E of the EEOICPA (video 7)

Below, in the seventh video of our EEOICPA series, Hugh sets out to clarify Part E of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act. He also discusses the benefits, including medical and lost wage benefits, that an atomic weapons worker might be entitled to by having been exposed to…