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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, 2016 . While the EEOICPA […]

DOL extends comment period on proposed rule changes

The Department of Labor (DOL) announced last Tuesday that they would reopen the comment period for the rule changes to adjudication of EEOICPA claims that they proposed last November, after having originally extended the comment period for an additional month in January. The comment period is now open for another 33 days, lasting until May 9. While […]

U. S. Government Accountability Office publishes review of DOL adjudication process

On March 10, 2016, the U. S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) published the results of its recent study of the Department of Labor (DOL) EEOICPA claims adjudication process. Using a random sample of 200 Part E claims from among 15,932 filed from 2010 through 2014, excluding claims still in process, claims which had already been accepted under […]

EEOICPA Covered Facility Videos

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Do You Have a Valid EEOICPA Claim? If you, your spouse, parent, or grandparent ever worked for an Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) or Department of Energy (DOE) facility, and if any of these people has a condition or died as a result of illness covered by the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA), […]

Do You Need an EEOICPA Attorney to File a Claim?

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Do You Need an EEOICPA Attorney? You May Qualify for EEOICPA Compensation Do you need an EEOICPA Attorney to help you file a claim? Perhaps you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer or another illness after working at a Department of Energy (DOE) or an Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) facility. Did someone […]

Former Worker Medical Screening Programs Under the United States Department of Energy

U.S. Department of Energy Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Section 3162 of the Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 requires the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to establish and carry out a program in order to identify and evaluate DOE employees subject to significant health risks as a result of their exposure to […]