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Peace Corps MedicalAnonymous4-11-08  2:26 am
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Anonymous (pool-141-157-11-168.bltmmd.east.verizon.net -
Posted on Tuesday, March 11, 2008 - 10:57 am:   

I was injured in a training during my toured there were 20 witness it happened in 07/06/95 it took me until 2001 to get the DOL/OWCP to admit I was on the job when I was injured .at the time I was giving an award I was out of work living from hand to hand

I had an option to go fro a sort of retirement but did not have a wage they could use for the 2/3 settlements. I continued to try to get employment after re educating my self at a Vet center. I worked at computers and as long as I could sit a lot it was getting me buy.

So when people for get you are disabled and you have to pull your full weight I started to fall down from my bad leg giving out. I was ask to look in to retiring fore the employer feared I get hurt and sue him. I retired with no money and on the recommendation of my doctor move to the south and in 2005 not having a job and money running out I appealed the DOL/OWCP and was awarded 7% at this time I was old enough to get SST disability and with the 2 incomes I live very poor ;One thing do not think you will get retired by the DOL/OWCP I have 10 doctors say I am over 25 % but the doctors used the AMA for disability so it is not valid .The best I can do is ask for my disability % get enlarged so I can live better that rice and beans ;No way to treat a volunteer

Roger D. Landry
colbyroger AT yahoo DOT com
8565 Sugar Pine Place
Tomball, TX 77375

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