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A breach of fiduciary duty under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, better known as ERISA, is a serious breach of the relationship between a fiduciary and their client. If a fiduciary violates their duties under ERISA, you may be entitled to compensation and your fiduciary may be subject to discipline. Before you claim a […]

what is wrongful death

Losing a love one is always difficult. When the death is caused by negligence, it can feel even worse. Surviving family members deserve compensation in these cases, and the Peace Law Firm can help.

wrongful death value of life

The sudden and tragic death of a loved one is devastating. There are few words to describe accurately the emotions that relatives of the person who died must confront. The anger, frustration, despair, and grief take a massive emotional toll on everyone.  The sudden death of a loved one often imposes a substantial financial burden […]

8 Things to Know About ERISA Violations

ERISA is a federal law that provides certain minimum standards for benefit plans provided by private employers. These standards include certains rights employees have against their employers. If you are a member of a group benefit plan, it is important to understand what ERISA is, common ERISA violations, and what your rights are under this […]

Should I Take A Lump-Sum Long-Term Disability Settlement Offer

Long-term disability (LTD) insurance helps employees if they are unable to work because of an illness or injury. While short-term disability insurance only lasts for weeks or months, long-term disability benefits can last for years. If you’ve filed a long-term disability claim, you may have been offered a settlement or buyout from the insurance company. […]

Concussions from a Car Accident Symptoms and Compensation

Car accidents are one of the leading causes of head injuries in the United States. According to the CDC, car accidents accounted for 18.7% of all deaths and 20% of all hospitalizations related to brain injuries in 2014. Concussions are a common type of brain injury that can result from a car accident. Unfortunately, many […]

Who Gets the Money in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in South Carolina

Filing a wrongful death lawsuit in South Carolina could help the surviving family members receive the justice they deserve, along with a monetary judgment that will ensure they will not suffer financial ruin. The vital question family members may ask is, Who gets the money in a wrongful death lawsuit in South Carolina? When Can […]

Can I File An Insurance Claim Without a Police Report

At some point, almost all drivers will have the experience of filing a police report after a car accident and then dealing with insurance companies. But do you need a police report to file an insurance claim? Here, we answer that question and provide the process of best practices after a car accident. Do I […]

Person looking over paper to understand ERISA Disability Claims

As an employee, you may be entitled to certain benefits through your employer. Commonly known employer-provided benefits include health care and retirement benefits. However, what many workers may not be aware of or fully understand are their disability benefits.  If you become disabled and cannot work, you may qualify for protection under the Employee Retirement […]

Is there an Average Car Accident Settlement in South Carolina

If you or a loved one sustained injuries in a South Carolina car accident that wasn’t your fault, you deserve justice and fair compensation for your damages—but how can you determine what a fair settlement might be for your claim? Depending on the details of your case, you could be eligible to pursue compensation for […]