Nationwide Federal Employment Law Firm
Discuss Your Case Today: 888.898.9902
Featured Article
Why light duty might not always be a reasonable accommodation for federal disability purposes.
Why light duty might not always be a reasonable accommodation for federal disability purposes.

To be eligible for disability retirement under the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) or the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS), your agency must certify that it has been unable to accommodate your disabling medical condition in your present position and has ...

Read More

Blog Posts in 2012

  • Accommodations and Disability Retirement, No Conflict

    Why the Accommodations Issue is Unlikely to Pose a Problem If You Are Filing for Federal Disability Retirement Benefits If you are a federal employee ...

    View More
  • Win! Pines Federal Firm (The Law Offices of Eric L. Pines, PLLC) Overturns DAB - 14 Day Suspension with Full Back Pay

    In Re: Velena West vs. V.A , DAB Case 51 (2012), Attorney Eric L. Pines represented a Nurse at the Michael Debakey Houston VA Hospital before the VA ...

    View More
  • Will the federal government compensate me if I am "forced" into disability retirement as a result of a hostile work environment?

    As you may have guessed, the answer to this question depends largely on the specifics of your particular situation. Consider the recent case of ...

    View More
  • Part VII - Reasonable Accommodation and its Interplay with OPM Disability The Rehabilitation Act/ ADA

    Does the Federal Government Consider Me Disabled? Part VII – Reasonable Accommodation and its Interplay with OPM Disability The Rehabilitation Act/ ...

    View More
  • Does my Federal Agency Consider Me Disabled? : Part VI - Is my Agency Required to Accommodate Me?

    According to the Rehabilitation Act/ ADA the answer is: Yes , but… not necessarily with the exact accommodation that you are seeking. If you are a ...

    View More
  • Does the Federal Government Consider Me Disabled? : Part V - Reasonable Accommodation

    How Much Must the Agency Pay to Reasonably Accommodate Me? The Rehabilitation Act / ADA – If you are disabled under the Rehabilitation and you require ...

    View More
  • Does the Federal Government Consider Me Disabled? : Part IV Reasonable Accommodation

    How Much Must the Agency Pay to Reasonably Accommodate Me? The Rehabilitation Act / ADA – Now that I can show I am disabled and can perform the ...

    View More
  • Does the Federal Government Consider Me Disabled? : Part III - Essential Functions and Reasonable Accommodation

    The Rehabilitation Act/ ADA Now that I can show I have a disability can I show that I qualify to get an accommodation or be protected under the ADA? ...

    View More
  • Wrongfully Terminated Veterans Administration Employee Gets Job Back

    In an exciting precedent-setting victory, The Law Office of Eric L. Pines, PLLC has successfully helped a Veterans Administration employee get her job ...

    View More

Contact Us Today

All Consultations Are Confidential
    • Please enter your first name.
    • Please enter your last name.
    • This isn't a valid phone number.
    • Please enter your email address.
      This isn't a valid email address.
    • Please make a selection.
    • Please enter a message.