herniated disc in neck car accident settlement

A car accident is a terrible experience for all involved. Whether it’s you or a loved one involved in a crash, dealing with a wrecked car and an injured body is hard on everyone. However, if you’re able to show that it wasn’t you that caused the accident, you may be able to receive certain […]

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.

ERISA wrongful denial of benefits

In 1974, Congress passed The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) to establish protections for private-sector employees who had health insurance or pension plans with their employer. Under ERISA, a wrongful denial of benefits can be appealed. In other words, you can take your employer to federal court if their actions resulted in an ERISA-related […]

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 certain rights employees have against their employers. If you are a member of a group benefits plan, it is important to understand what ERISA is, common ERISA violations, and what your rights are under this […]

who can sue under ERISA

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, or ERISA, is a federal labor law that is specially designed to protect employees who receive a pension plan or an insurance plan from their employer. ERISA requires employers to follow certain regulations so that they act in the best interests of their employees. These regulations touch […]

erisa 502 a statute of limitations

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, or ERISA, is a federal labor law that provides basic benefits and rights to employees who receive employer-provided benefit plans. To protect employees, ERISA imposes several requirements upon private employers and forces employers to act in their employees’ best interests. Furthermore, ERISA section 502(a) allows employees to […]

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? Our experienced […]

Is Long Term Disability Covered by ERISA

According to a recent report of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 4 adults in the United States is living with a disability. Many of the disabilities affecting adults in the United States affect a person’s ability to work. If you have been living with a disability for more than six months […]

car accident settlement amounts calculator

If you were in a South Carolina car accident and are considering filing a claim for damages, you probably want to know how much to expect from your settlement. That way, you can gauge any proposed settlement agreement to see whether it is fair and to avoid some potentially unsettling surprises in the process. Looking […]

ERISA short term disability

If you’ve made any kind of insurance claim, you likely know the claim process can be lengthy, confusing, and unfair. If the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) covers the insurance benefits you receive through work, you get certain protections when making claims on those benefits. You also have to follow certain rules […]