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…

19.Nov, 2014 0

EEOICPA videos: Hugh Stephens, Esq. continues his description the Dose Reconstruction process of the EEOICPA (video 6)

Video #6 of our ongoing efforts to keep the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) both accessible and understandable sees Hugh continue his clarification of the Dose Reconstruction process. Here he pays particular attention to the dosimeter badges that atomic weapons workers wore while employed at nuclear bomb…

9.Nov, 2014 0

EEOICPA videos: Hugh Stephens, Esq. describes the Dose Reconstruction process of the EEOICPA (video 5)

Below, in the fifth of our series of videos explaining the sometimes tricky minutae of the EEOICPA claims process, Hugh outlines the Dose Reconstruction process used by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to determine the Probability of Causation (POC) in EEOICPA claims, or whether an atomic…

5.Nov, 2014 0

EEOICPA videos: Hugh Stephens, Esq. discusses the 22 cancers associated with the EEOICPA (video 4)

Here, in the fourth video of our series dedicated to making the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Act (EEOICPA) more accessible, Hugh talks about the 22 specific cancers that may have been caused by a worker’s exposure to radiation and toxic substances during the atomic bomb making process and so…

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…

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…