Our plan covers a wide range of different legal issues and there are no restrictions on how often you can use your plan. The plan also includes unlimited initial consultations with a lawyer, as long as it is not an excluded issue. 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. Our organization (The Hyatt Organization) was founded in 1977 with the simple idea that legal services should be affordable and accessible. People agreed, and we became one of the largest law firms in the United States. MetLife Legal Plans is a 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 Our national network of over 18,000 pre-qualified and experienced lawyers means your staff has a lawyer close to them to help them with their legal file. 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. Our first collective legal plan was sponsored by American Express, Deere and PepsiCo – companies we are proud of and that still involve us today in the performance of their employees. Provide employees with easy access to legal advice for these important moments in life. A legal plan can help you at any stage of life, at no cost to you. 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. 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 an employee uses a network lawyer for the covered services, all attorney 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. 2 MetLife survey of legal plan developers conducted in 2017. Legal problems arise when you get married, have a baby, buy a house, lose a loved one, or have legal documents drafted. For example, since lawyers typically charge $370 per hour for services, the value of a prepaid legal plan is easy to see.* 1 Average monthly rate for the MetLife Legal Plan. Average hourly rate of $370.00 based on years of legal experience, National Law Journal and ALM Legal Intelligence, Law Firm Industry Survey (2018). Our lawyers provide comprehensive legal assistance – from advice to drafting or reviewing documents to representation before the courts, if necessary, for many legal matters. 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 goals have not changed since 1977. Through our plan, employees get legal help for a lawyer, anywhere, anytime for about $20 a month.
In addition, employers get a benefit that appeals to future employees while improving the lives of their current workforce, all at little or no cost. MetLife Legal Plans members enjoy several benefits with the American Dream Law Office. We help members fill out immigration law forms and offer special discounts on services if they decide to hire the company during their immigration process. The American Dream Law Office has helped members schedule pre-employment interviews, and if you are a member of the legal regime, you can quickly access the members page to view your employer`s legal plan coverage, or call our customer service center at 800-821-6400 (8 am – 8 pm EST, Monday to Friday). 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. 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. 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. 62% of adult workers have been involved in a legal issue in the past three years.3 Yes, we can adjust legal regimes for groups of 3,000 or more eligible employees. MetLife Legal Plans offers a range of plan options, including customized legal plans for employers with more than 3,000 eligible employees.
The legal plan offers a consulting advantage for most personal legal matters. In addition, many personal legal issues are fully covered. For a list of services fully covered by your organization`s legal plan, please register or call the Customer Service Centre at 800-821-6400.