By Debra Roth
May 16th, 2013 | Uncategorized
Ask the Lawyer received the following question (paraphrased for easier reading and clarity) from a reader on a legal matter that might be of interest to the entire audience.
Why doesn’t the Office of Personnel Management answer any inquiries from me or my Senator or Congressman? I have been waiting more than 12 months for OPM to correct my disability retirement. Now I am in a financial disaster because OPM has taken an unreasonable amount of time to correct my disability retirement after Social Security stopped my benefits. Why is OPM exempt from any oversight or scrutiny? I guess it is time to go to the press…
You are certainly free to go to the press. The Office of Personnel Management is under tremendous scrutiny for its administration of the retirement program. I don’t know why they don’t answer your inquiries or correct your situation.
Bill Bransford is managing partner of Shaw Bransford & Roth PC.
Disclaimer: Ask a Lawyer publishes information on this website for informational purposes only. Information on this website is intended – but not promised, guaranteed, or warranted – to reflect correct, complete and current developments. In addition, the contents of the website do not constitute legal advice and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the attorney. Information from this website is not intended to be used as a substitute for specific legal advice, nor should you consider it as such. You should not act, or refrain from acting, based on information on this website without seeking specific legal advice about your particular circumstances. No attorney-client relationship between you and Ask a Lawyer’s author is created by the transmission of information to or from this site.
Comments are closed.