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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 is important for Energy Workers […]

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. Under Part B, a Dose […]


We have been running into some interesting language in the opinions of Contract Medical Consultants (CMCs, formerly known as District Medical Consultants (DMCs)) as we manage PART E Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) claims.  As many of you know these CMCs are the experts hired by the Department of Labor (DOL) to […]

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 (SEC) time period.  They also […]