How do I know if I have a retirement law or employee benefits case?
If your employer breaks ERISA rules within private, for-profit entities, you may have an employee benefits case. Violations of ERISA include imposing required retirement age (some occupations may be excluded), withholding information, breaching fiduciary duty, deny benefits to current or former employees, or interfering with the rights of employees covered by the plans..
What is the statute of limitation for ERISA?
The statute of limitation for ERISA involves filing within three years of violations and broken fiduciary duty. However, the countdown for this limitation does not begin until the earliest date of which the plaintiff has actual knowledge of a breach..
What information does my attorney need?
You’ll need to provide your attorney with documents detailing your employment, income, and retirement plan. If you’re missing any of these, an attorney will work with you to collect them from your employer. Employers must provide any documentation necessary for conduction of ERISA investigations in order to be compliant with the law..
What damages can I receive in a retirement law and employee benefits case?
You are entitled to proper representation under ERISA as well as fair repayment of retirement benefits. Retirement law and employee benefit cases result in financial compensation, as well as the justice of knowing that employers are being held to federal standards for treating employees fairly..