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Federal Employees' Compensation Act
Brief Description of Case Type:
Federal workers' compensation for employment-related injuries and occupational diseases. A claimant may request reconsideration or review of a staff decision by the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP). The review may be a hearing conducted by a Hearing Representative in OWCP's Branch of Hearings and Review, or the claimant may appeal to the Employees' Compensation Appeals Board (ECAB). Under 20 CFR § 10.600, in certain circumstances the claimant may not have a choice. The final action of the Secretary or his designee is not reviewable by any court.
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