2 MetLife survey of legal plan developers conducted in 2017. Our goal has always been to provide affordable, quality legal aid and to make it easier for you to get that help. We offer access to lawyers for all of the above issues and more for a low monthly fee with no waiting, deductibles, co-payments or claim forms if you use a network lawyer for a covered matter. Our lawyers will guide you from start to finish, no matter how long it takes to resolve your issue. Tom and Linda hadn`t given much thought to the importance of legal coverage until one of their children was involved in an unexpected accident. If you are considering subscribing to the legal plan offered by your employer, visit our information centre. Your human resources or benefits department may provide you with an access code to register. First-time enrolment rates average 6% to 8%. You will find that the number of registrations increases each year as satisfied employees discuss the value of the legal plan with their peers. With a group legal plan, you`ll have easy access to the expert legal help you need – from estate planning to real estate to traffic issues. Our over 40 years of experience in providing legal benefits to businesses of all sizes translates into an easy benefits experience with a team you can trust. We make the legal plan an easy-to-implement benefit that is also easy to use for employees, with no wait times, usage restrictions, co-payments or application forms.
Cover the cost of a range of legal issues with a legal plan and access experienced lawyers to help you with estate planning and more. MetLife Legal Plans provides employees with easy-to-use and cost-effective legal services at no cost to your business. With a legal plan, you can add real value to your benefits plan by giving employees access to lawyers for many common legal issues they face, from starting a family to buying a home to caring for aging parents. MetLife Legal Plans gives you access to expert legal help so you can safely navigate life`s great moments. A legal plan can help if you: Yes, we can customize legal plans for groups of 3,000 or more eligible employees. Plans juridiques du groupe de MetLife Legal Plans, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. In some states, group legal plans are provided by insurance coverage signed by the Metropolitan General Insurance Company and Affiliates, Warwick, RI. Not all services are available in all states. No services, including counselling, are provided for: 1) employment-related matters, including benefits or benefits; (2) matters involving the employer, MetLife and affiliates and plan lawyers; 3) matters where there is a conflict of interest between the employee and the spouse or dependants, where services to spouse and dependants are excluded; (4) appeals and class actions; (5) agricultural and commercial matters, including rental matters, if the participant is the owner; (6) patent, trademark and copyright issues; (7) costs and fines; (8) frivolous or unethical matters; 9) Matters in which a lawyer has a relationship with the client before the member becomes entitled to benefits under the plan. For all other personal legal matters, an advisory service is provided. Additional representation is also provided for certain cases.
For more information, see your plan description. MetLife is a registered trademark of MetLife® Services and Solutions, LLC, New York, NY. Employees can meet face-to-face, discuss issues by phone or email, or complete estate planning online with our digital estate planning solution. 80% of employers reported that one of the main benefits of a legal regime is access to above-average legal services.1 A legal regime provides fully covered services for many of the most frequently needed personal legal issues, as well as advice and guidance on an unlimited number of personal legal issues. Yes, MetLife Legal Plans encourages members to use the plan to resolve as many legal issues as possible, even if they are pre-existing issues. The only pre-existing issues that are not covered are those for which you retained a lawyer before you were eligible for plan benefits. Our lawyers provide comprehensive legal assistance – from advice to drafting or reviewing documents to representation before the courts, if necessary, for many legal matters. Signing up for a legal plan is like having a lawyer by your side. If you use a network lawyer for the covered services, all attorney fees are covered by the legal plan. Payments for the plan are made through convenient payroll deductions. Members can speak to our network lawyers in person, by phone or online at our electronic panel® of law firms – whichever works best. And for some legal matters, a lawyer can represent a member in court without him appearing.
62% of adult workers have been involved in a legal issue in the past three years.3 If an employee uses a network lawyer for covered services, all legal fees are covered by the legal plan. Advice and advice on an unlimited number of personal legal matters is also included. When an employee registers legally, they have a lawyer by their side for only a few cents a day. Payments are made conveniently and easily through payroll deductions. My partner and I decided it was time to do our estate planning. Our attorney in San Francisco made the process easier. He listened to what we wanted and made excellent recommendations on how best to plan for the future. He explained in plain language all the documents we signed. We recommend it for estate planning purposes. MetLife Legal Plans is the market leader in group legal plans, serving more than 3,000 organizations.
This includes more than 200 Fortune 500 companies®, all major accounting firms, and the world`s largest consulting firms. We have an excellent track record of serving our sponsors and their employees. According to a recent survey of our legal plan sponsors, 99% of respondents were satisfied or very satisfied with the legal plan, and 93% said the legal plan was very manageable.2 If you are participating in a legal plan, you can quickly access the members` website to see your employer`s legal plan coverage. or call our Customer Service Centre at 800-821-6400 (8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday). Are you ready to offer this plan to your employees? Request a quote MetLife Legal Plans is the only provider that covers office and telephone advice for an unlimited number of covered and uncovered personal legal matters, as long as they are not excluded. These services are provided by local network lawyers. MetLife Legal Plans assigns your business an experienced account manager under the supervision of the Director of Plan Administration. The role of the account manager is to assist your business with employee training and communication, payroll and enrollment transfer, and ongoing plan management.
Our account managers have extensive experience in assisting and assisting in the implementation and maintenance of legal plans. Almost every area of life has legal implications – from the birth of a baby to marriage, divorce and natural disasters. Our MetLife program can help you with a number of issues, including: Life is full of times when you need legal help. From exciting times like buying a home to less exciting times like a speeding ticket, we`re making legal aid for life`s big moments affordable, accessible and easy. The plan includes full 100% coverage of legal fees if you use a network lawyer for these services and more* This service is tailored to your needs, so our network of lawyers is available in person, by phone, email and online, so you can easily connect with a lawyer or plan your next move. MetLife Legal Plans makes it easy to get the legal help you can get by offering: Learn more, update or create estate planning documents We offer an optional legal plan that gives you and your family unlimited access to experienced lawyers who are on the network through MetLife Legal Plans.