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

Please Note: The Peace Law Firm is licensed to practice only in North Carolina and South Carolina. 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 […]

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

Please Note: The Peace Law Firm is licensed to practice only in North Carolina and South Carolina. 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 […]


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

Have your ERISA benefits been denied or underpaid? Contact Erisa attorney John Peace to schedule a free, fully confidential review of your case: (864) 485-6970 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 […]

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 […]