Disability Retirement

Attorney Levy Helps State and Federal Employees Obtain Disability Retirement Benefits

As a current or former state or federal employee of the United States Postal Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Homeland Security, TSA, and others, if you're considering filing for disability retirement or have applied and were denied, Attorney Marc Levy is the Boston-based legal counsel you should seek. You'll need legal assistance in submitting a claim or appealing a denied claim for disability retirement. He has the experience and knowledge to get you the claim compensation you deserve and can help you navigate a complex system.

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) or the Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission (PERAC) reviews every claim for disability retirement benefits and there are certain eligibility requirements that you must meet. These may include:

  • Having sustained your disability (injury, disease, etc.) while employed in a position subject to the state or federal retirement system
  • Simultaneous submission of Social Security benefits application
  • No longer being able to perform a critical element or the essential functions of your job due to disability
  • Maintaining disabled status for at least one year
  • Submission of all documentation to appropriate agency whom cannot provide reasonable accommodation or reassignment

Whether you are just starting your initial disability retirement application process, requesting reconsideration, or appealing to the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), Attorney Levy will work with you to secure the compensation you deserve.

Attorney Marc Levy has been successful in getting state and federal employees approved for all kinds of disabilities, such as:

  • Neck Injuries
  • Back Herniations
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Social Phobias
  • And more

With Attorney Levy's help, you'll work together to prove that your injury occurred while performing job functions considered eligible for retirement benefits and show that your injury is expected to last more than one year. Furthermore, he will explain the requirements to keep your retirement status active, which includes periodical medical exams.

If you are (or were) a state or federal employee applying for or appealing a disability retirement claim, don't hesitate to call Attorney Marc Levy to set up your free consultation.