Monthly Archives: September 2013

Workers at Savannah River Site (SRS) can File EEOICPA Claims

     From 1950 until the late 1980s, the Savannah River Site (SRS) conducted multiple operations that played a vital role in the U.S. nuclear weapons complex.  Of greatest importance were the production of plutonium and tritium.  Many facilities were built … Continue reading

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Processing Times for Tennessee ODAR Offices

     The Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) conducts Social Security Disability (SSD) hearings and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) hearings in 6 different offices in Tennessee. Currently, in Tennessee, the average wait time for a SSI or SSD hearing … Continue reading

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Cold War Patriots Resource Fair

    The Cold War Patriots is hosting a worker’s resource fair on Friday, September 27, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the New Hope Center in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.  The fair helps connect former and current Y-12, K-25, … Continue reading

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Can I Qualify for Social Security Disability if I have Peripheral Neuropathy?

     Persons suffering from Peripheral neuropathies may qualify for Social Security Disability or SSI benefits.  Peripheral neuropathy, a result of nerve damage, often causes numbness and pain in your hands and feet. People typically describe the pain of peripheral neuropathy … Continue reading

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I Got Hurt at Work and the Company Wants Me To Go Their Doctor?

     THE COMPANY IS MAKING AN APPOINTMENT FOR ME TO SEE THEIR DOCTOR.  WHAT CAN I DO?      If appointment is initial exam & it’s a GP (or if it’s in-house provider), the Company has a right to have exam, but … Continue reading

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