Law Offices of Robert Taylor
(Est. 1986; Closed 2022)
Represents Physically or Psychologically Injured Federal and U.S.P.S. Employees
The Law Offices of Robert Taylor helps all Federal workers and U.S.P.S. employees in the presentation of their claims before the Office of Workers Compensation Programs and in their appeals before the Hearings & Review Branch and Employees' Compensation Appeals Board.
The Firm collects all necessary medical and work records, including a copy of the file from the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs;
The Firm prepares CA-1, CA-2, CA-2a, and CA-7 Claim Forms and supporting statements in conjunction with our clients when needed:
The Firm works with treating physicians to be sure they submit the required fully rationalized medical opinion reports necessary to win the case;
The Firm defends against the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs' second opinion, (SECOP), referee physician, and rehabilitation counselor processes;
Petitions for Reconsideration are prepared when our clients have presented their claims unsuccessfully and come to us for help;
Clients are represented before the administrative law judges at the Hearings and Review Branch, including oral and evidentiary presentations and the preparation of hearing briefs;
Clients are represented before the Employees Compensation Appeals Board, including oral argument and the submission of an appellate briefs when necessary;
Clients are counseled concerning the interplay between Federal workers' compensation and Disability Retirement or Regular (FERS/CSRS) Retirement through the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Social Security, and Veterans Benefits;
Aid and counseling is provided in seeking reimbursement for medical and travel expenses;
The firm works with the treating physicians to be sure they prepare disability impairment ratings in accordance with the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment (6th Edition), arrive at the highest rating possible, and presents Scheduled Award claims for our clients;
The firm represents those Federal workers and U.S.P.S. employees in their 3rd party personal injury claims when the on-the-job injuries have been caused by a non-Federal or non-U.S.P.S. fellow employee and assures that the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs' lien against the 3rd party recovery is satisfied properly;
The Firm gets claims examiners to do their jobs (no small feat as you may already know).