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…

22.Jun, 2014 0

10 Reasons to Engage EEOICPA Counsel

Claims Examiners in the Department of Energy Employee Occupational Illness Compensation (DEEOIC) within the Office of Workers Compensation (OWCP) of the Department of Labor (DOL) often attempt to discourage claimants from engaging EEOICPA Counsel (an EEOICPA Attorney or an EEOICPA Lawyer) to assist with an EEOICPA claim. I think it…

23.Nov, 2013 0

DEEOIC – EEOICPA Efficiency Measures and Part E Hearing Loss

We had a hearing recently that involved a hearing loss claim.  The requirements for a hearing loss claim under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICP) are interesting because of the way they reflect a process similar to the process used by NIOSH for Dose Reconstructions under Part B….

3.Nov, 2013 0

DOE or DOD, Department of Energy (DOE) Employees and Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employees and Compensation under the EEOICPA Program Administered by the Department of Labor

A number of claimants have contacted our office recently concerning whether employment at an Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) designated facility gives rise to compensation under the EEOICPA program.  The workers involved were employed at the designated facility and that employment was during a Special Exposure Cohort…

4.Dec, 2011 0

“Are EEOICPA Benefits Taxable?”

We have often been asked whether EEOICPA benefits are taxable as income. We tend to leave these issues to our accountants but our experience is that these benefits are not taxable. We advise all of our clients to check with an accountant regarding the proper treatment of his or her…

12.Nov, 2011 0

EEOICPA

We have been handling Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Act (EEOICPA) claims all over the country from our office in Buffalo, New York for quite some time now and have had some success in obtaining compensation for employees and their survivors including those who were initially denied compensation under the…

29.Aug, 2010 Comments Off on The Difference Between Part B and Part E under EEOICPA

The Difference Between Part B and Part E under EEOICPA

EEOICPA PART B One of the many areas of confusion under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Act (EEOICPA) is the relationship between Part B and Part E. Under Part B a worker who was exposed to radiation can receive compensation of $150,000 (1) if his or her cancer is…