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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]