erisa section 510

If you’re worried you’ve been fired or discriminated against because you’ve filed claims under your employee benefit plan, you may have an ERISA Section 510 claim. Experienced ERISA attorneys, like the team at Peace Law Firm, can help you file an ERISA 510 claim to seek the compensation you’re entitled to. What Is ERISA Section […]

erisa appeal process

If you’ve ever filed an ERISA claim, you know that the wait to hear whether your claim has been approved or denied can be challenging. Will they approve your claim for benefits? Will you need to provide more information? You may wait months to hear about the status of your claim, only to have it […]

subject to erisa

Understanding Your Rights Is the Key to Ensuring Your Employer Pays You All Your Benefits  ERISA, short for the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, is a federal law that protects employees who participate in their employer’s benefit plans. ERISA rules protect employee access to certain health benefits as well.  Employees like you depend […]

erisa preemption clause

American workers have benefited from The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) for nearly fifty years. The Act, passed by Congress in 1974, protects American workers by creating minimum standards for employee retirement plans, 401ks, DBA plans, pensions, and even disability insurance plans. With minimum standards in place, the federal government seeks to promote and […]

erisa lawyer fees

Aside from wages and earnings in general, retirement benefits represent a sizable portion of one’s compensation. After all, these benefits are designed to allow us to retire one day while still bringing in enough money to live—ideally, to live comfortably.  To help ensure that all American workers are able to retire, Congress passed the Employment […]

Erisa vs Non-Erisa

We’re not afraid of employers or insurance companies, and we can help you get the compensation you deserve. Finally, we handle all cases on a contingency basis. Even if you’re not sure whether you should file an ERISA lawsuit, contact us today. All initial consultations are free, so you have nothing to lose by giving […]

ERISA-overview

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) is a federal labor law that establishes minimum standards for private sector pensions. It also covers other private sector employee benefits, such as life insurance plans and disability insurance plans. In addition to setting minimum levels of protection, ERISA imposes several obligations on employers. These obligations include: Mandating […]

erisa complaint

If you have been denied benefits that you were entitled to under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) you may have options to find relief. The first step following a benefits claim denial is to file an appeal, followed by the option for filing an ERISA complaint in court. This process can […]

erisa workers compensation

Though both ERISA and workers’ compensation may potentially cross paths when an employee is injured, they are very different programs. If you are a South Carolina employee who has been injured, it is important to determine how you will be compensated for your injuries. This is where the distinction between ERISA and workers’ compensation becomes […]

ERISA-overview

Employers often offer group life insurance benefits to employees, allowing workers to purchase life insurance coverage at a discount. In most cases, the life insurance company pays benefits to the beneficiary named in the life insurance policy without issue. However, insurance companies are always looking to keep money in their own pockets and frequently deny […]