TO REOPEN A CLAIM:

YOU MUST HAVE NEW INFORMATION CONCERNING YOUR OLD CLAIM.


DO YOUR HOME WORK, IF YOU FEEL THAT YOU HAVE NEW OR OTHER INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR OLD CLAIM,
    THERE HAVE BEEN NEW CHEMICALS ADDED TO OUR LIST AND THERE ARE MORE "CANCERS.' 
WE HAVE A CD AND INFORMATION IN A BOOK THAT WE CREATED FOR OUR HELP, THESE TOOLS CAN BE PURCHASED FOR A FRACTION OF THE COST ANY WHERE ELSE. YOU CAN ALSO GO TO OUR WEB SITE   www.NuclearWorkersFlorida.org

 

CHECK YOUR REPORT FROM YOUR LAST INTERVIEW.

MAKE SURE ALL OF THE INFORMATION IS CORRECT,

CHECK THE SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER AND NAME TO MAKE SURE IT IS IN FACT YOURS.
CALL YOUR CASE WORKER AND LET HER KNOW THAT YOU HAVE NEW INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR CLAIM THAT NEEDS TO BE CONSIDERED.
IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A CASE WORKER, REQUEST SOMEONE FROM THE FINAL ADJUDICATION BRANCH
      THEY CAN BE REACH AT:

                          US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ADMINISTRATION
OFFICE OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION PROGRAMS
DIVISION OF ENERGY EMPLOYEES' COMPENSATION 400 WEST BAY STREET
SUITE 722
JACKSONVILLE,FL 32202

Phone: 1-877-336-4272 or 1-904-357-4705
FAX 1-904-357-4704

CALL: THE NATIONAL SUPPLEMENTAL SCREENING PROGRAM (NSSP)
    IF YOU HAVE NOT HAD A HEALTH SCREENING IT IS IMPORTANT THAT THIS SCREENING IS DONE.

THIS IS A WORKER HEALTH SCREENING PROGRAM FOR FORMER DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY WORKERS - PHONE 1-866-812-6703
WHEN FILING YOUR PAPER WORK FOR THE SCREENING BE SURE TO REQUEST:
A 24hr BERYLLIUM DISEASE TEST
TO INCLUDE:
        ●  HEAVY METAL
       
●  URINE, BLOOD AND LIVER FUNCTION TEST AS WELL AS KIDNEY FUNCTION TEST
REQUEST THAT YOUR X-RAYS BE READ BY A CERTIFIED "B-READER"

SPECIFY THAT YOU NEED COPIES OF ALL REPORTS AND RESULTS BE SENT TO YOU.

AT THIS POINT YOU SHOULD HAVE YOUR RECORDS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND HAVE GONE  MOST OF THE DISTANCE TO GET HERE.

ASK OR BEG YOUR PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN WHO HAS BEEN TREATING YOU AND SENDING YOU TO ALL OF THOSE REFERRALS, TO GIVE YOU A STATEMENT AS TO YOUR CONDITION, AND THAT "YOUR CONDITION IS MOST LIKELY THAN NOT CAUSED BY OR AGGRAVATED FROM YOUR EXPOSURES TO TOXIC AND HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS AND OR RADIATION AT THE PINELLAS FACILITLY"


STATE ALL OF THIS NEW INFORMATION ALONG WITH YOUR STATEMENT FROM YOUR DOCTOR (GOOD LUCK WITH THIS, BUT IT CAN BE DONE!!!) WHEN SPEAKING TO YOUR NEW CASE WORKER.
MAKE COPIES
TAKE NOTES
MAKE SURE WRITE DOWN THE NAMES OF WHOM YOU SPEAK WITH.
INCLUDE THE TIME AND DATE YOU SPOKE WITH A REPRESENTATIVE.
RETURN MATERIAL (FAX) IN A TIMELY MANNER WHEN ASKED FOR IT.
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APPLY AS ABOVE IF YOU HAVE BEEN DENIED AFTER SUBMITTING THE SAME INFORMATION .
  REQUEST A HEARING WITH, THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR HEARINGS' OFFICER.
   
  THE HEARING WILL BE HELD IN YOUR AREA,
   ●  YOU MAY ELECT, TO HAVE YOUR HEARING VIA TELEPHONE (NO YOU WILL NOT HAVE TO GO TO NORTH DAKOTA!!)
   
●  YOU MAY HAVE AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE WITH YOU
      ALL OF THAT INFORMATION WILL BE SENT TO YOU VIA MAIL.

REMEMBER THESE PEOPLE ARE NOT OUR FRIENDS. THEY ARE WORKING FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR! NO MATTER HOW FRIENDLY THEY MAY SEEM. BE ON GAURD!!!!