3.Nov, 2014 0

EEOICPA videos: Hugh Stephens, Esq. explains the SEC process of the EEOICPA (video 3)

Below you will find the third in our series of videos geared toward making the EEOICPA more understandable. In this video, Hugh describes the reasons why the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) process exists within the framework of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA), as well as how…

30.Oct, 2014 0

EEOICPA videos: Description of Part B of the EEOICPA by Hugh Stephens, Esq. (video 2)

Below you will find the second in our series of videos geared toward making the EEOICPA more understandable. In this vdeo, Hugh explains Part B of the EEOICPA and how it applies to both Department of Energy (DOE) facilities and Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) facilities, and how the main issue…

27.Oct, 2014 0

EEOICPA videos: Intro to the EEOICPA (video 1)

In our continuing efforts to make the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) both more accessible and more understandable, we have created a series of short videos in which Hugh Stephens explains the Act itself, along with the various finer points that must be taken into consideration in…

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…

11.Jul, 2012 0

How do I file a REVCA Claim?

Recently, we have had several people contact our office looking for information about how to file a claim under the Radiation Exposed Veterans Compensation Act. We have contacted the Veterans Administration in order to better understand the process for filing a claim. It is our understanding that there is not…

2.Jul, 2012 0

Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Cancer, Veterans, AARP, RECA, REVCA and VA Benefits

The AARP Bulletin that arrived in homes last week created a wave of interest in the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) which is administered by the Department of Justice. See http://pubs.aarp.org/aarpbulletin/201111_DC?pg=6&pm=1&fs=1#pg6 (last accessed November 20, 2011). The Department of Justice RECA website explains: Over the past week we have received…