How to Prove Fault in a Wrongful Death Case in South Carolina

Wrongful death lawsuits allow grieving family members to be compensated when a loved one dies because of the wrongful acts of another person. This type of lawsuit is not easy to bring, and people will need an experienced wrongful death attorney in South Carolina to help. The basis of any wrongful death is to prove […]

Figuring Out How Much Your Injury Claim is Worth After an injury from an accident or as a result of another party’s negligence, you might consider filing a personal injury lawsuit. At Peace Law Firm, we know that the prospect of filing a personal injury claim can feel daunting. Especially when you are dealing with […]

Losing a loved one because of another party’s negligence or wrongful act is devastating. Nobody should have to experience the death of a spouse, parent, child, or sibling because another person was not careful or behaved in a reckless manner. Yet wrongful deaths do occur, and they happen more often than they should. It may […]

Large truck accidents often result in severe and debilitating injuries for passengers in cars and other smaller vehicles. In many cases, 18-wheeler crashes are fatal given the large size and weight of these trucks. According to a fact sheet from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI), 18-wheelers […]

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Reasons You Can Bring an ERISA Claim There are many claims that you can bring under the ERISA statute. Congress wanted to give the law teeth, so you might be able to bring a claim for the following reasons: You want to enforce the terms of your plan after being unfairly denied benefitsYou want to […]

Person looking over paper to understand ERISA Disability Claims

ERISA is not a form of disability insurance It is important to realize that ERISA is not a form of disability insurance. Instead, ERISA is a federal law that will govern how a disability insurer will sign up plan participants, analyze their claims, and award benefits. In other words, it is a set of rights […]

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If your employer offers group long-term disability insurance, then you probably made a claim with the insurance company after falling ill or being injured. Once denied, you should begin considering whether to bring an appeal. To succeed on your denial of benefits claim, you’ll need to prove the following: You properly made your request for […]

ERISA Long Term Disability Relevant to You

If you have a group long term disability plan, then ERISA is definitely relevant for you. The fact is that many people will end up with a disability at some point in their working life. The statistics are staggering. According to the Social Security Administration, about 25% of 20-year-olds will have a disability before they […]

Denied stamp for an ERISA claim

There are many reasons that claims are denied. Your Notice of Denial letter from the insurer should spell out clearly why you were denied benefits. ERISA has set out requirements of what must be included in your Notice of Denial, including: The specific reasons for your denial.The plan provision relied on for denying you benefits.Any […]

Overview of ERISA Claims

If you need help, reach out to an ERISA Claims Lawyer today! What is ERISA? ERISA is short for the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. Congress passed the legislation in response to events in the 1960s in which large companies went out of business and were unable to pay pension benefits to their […]