OWCP Restricted Duty OWCP Restricted Duty is a term used to describe a modified work assignment that is provided to an injured federal employee who is unable to return to their regular job duties due to a work-related injury or illness. The restricted duty assignment is designed to accommodate the federal employee's medical [...]
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Winning a Schedule Award Impairment Rating To win a schedule award from OWCP, you need to be a federal employee who got injured on the job and has permanent loss of use of a body part or organ listed in the OWCP schedule. Your federal injury must have reached maximum medical improvement (MMI), [...]
Here are five tips for injured TSA (Transportation Security Administration) employees to help cope with the situation: Seek Immediate Medical Attention: If you've sustained an injury, prioritize your health and well-being by seeking medical attention promptly. Don't delay in getting the necessary treatment and follow your DOL doctor's advice for a proper recovery. [...]
Medical Care for Car Wreck Injuries Car wreck injuries don't always present immediately. Sometimes they appear minor at the scene and worsen over time. It's recommended to schedule a medical evaluation even for those who feel fine the day of the accident. There's no cost involved as Blue Star performs all consultations and [...]
Personal Injury Doctors & Auto Accident Injury Care Experts Blue Star Rehabilitation wants you to know that if you've been in an auto accident it is important to seek medical attention right away. Common car wreck injuries such as whiplash, back pain, knee pain and concussion can seem minor at first but [...]
4 Ways to Avoid Workplace Injury in the Medical Field Follow safe lifting procedures. Several jobs in the medical field require some form of lifting, including both heavy lifting, as in lifting patients, or lighter lifting, as in tools and supplies. Most companies have safe lifting procedures when it comes to lifting and moving [...]
Common Mistakes to Avoid When Looking for a Workers’ Compensation Doctor Are you searching for a workers’ compensation doctor in the DFW area? If so, you will want to choose the best Dallas workers’ compensation doctor by avoiding these typical mistakes. Making the right choices early on can save you a lot of hassle and [...]
Personal Injury Doctors for Traumatic Brain Injuries A traumatic brain injury can be just that, traumatizing. If you or someone you love has been involved in an accident that has resulted in a traumatic brain injury, then you know how serious it can be. Traumatic brain injuries can be anything from concussions from hitting the [...]
The Risks of Untreated Car Accident Injuries Injuries from a car accident can be a common occurrence, but they can vary in severity. Some injuries may be mild, not requiring medical attention, while others can be severe, needing immediate medical care. Because of the nature of car accident injuries, even if you walked away [...]
What Can A Workers’ Compensation Doctor Do For You? Injuries on the job can happen, and when they do, it can affect every part of life. Injured workers should know all their options when injured at work to know how to proceed moving forward. One of the best decisions an injured worker can make is [...]