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Have questions about ERISA? Contact ERISA attorney John Peace to schedule a free, confidential case consultation: (864) 298-0500 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 […]

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ERISA Claim Questions? Contact ERISA attorney John Peace to schedule a free, fully confidential review of your case: (864) 485-6958 ERISA Overview The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) protects employees' retirement and health benefits. ERISA grants various rights to employees participating in a benefit plan covered under the Act. ERISA also provides causes of […]

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Congress instituted the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to protect the value of employee benefit programs. ERISA provides plan administrators with a standard of conduct they must follow when handling plan funds, reporting information to the government, and notifying participants of the plan’s terms and status. ERISA enables a federal pathway for […]

ERISA Fines

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) establishes conduct standards, responsibility, and fiduciary obligations for employee benefit plan administrators. When an employer or administrator fails to meet ERISA’s minimum requirements, the law authorizes lawsuits in federal court, monetary remedies, and sanctions.  The Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) is responsible for enforcing ERISA. In […]

ERISA Subrogation

Americans paid $2,194,625 for personal health care in 2010. In that same year, private health insurance companies spent $849 billion and recovered an estimated $1.7 billion to $2.5 billion through subrogation. If you have filed a lawsuit against someone who injured you, and you received health benefits from a private employer, your health insurance company […]

Have your ERISA benefits been denied or underpaid? Read on to understand the circumstances under which it might be in your best interest to consult with a qualified ERISA attorney about your claim. Contact ERISA attorney John Peace to schedule a free, fully confidential review of your case: (864) 485-6970 The Employee Retirement Income Security […]

ERISA Exemptions

Have your ERISA benefits been denied or underpaid? Contact ERISA attorney John Peace to schedule a free, fully confidential review of your case: (864) 485-6958 The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, commonly known as ERISA, regulates pension plans established by private employers. ERISA also regulates other types of benefits your employer might provide, […]

The Definition of a Denied ERISA claim and What's Next

Have your ERISA benefits been denied or underpaid? Contact ERISA attorney John Peace to schedule a free, fully confidential review of your case: (864) 485-6958 There are many reasons that ERISA claims are denied. Your Notice of Denial letter from the insurer should spell out clearly why you were denied benefits. ERISA has set out […]

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 […]