Pension & ERISA Issues

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, more commonly known as ERISA, provides statutory requirements for pensions, disability benefits and other similar matters. Congress passed ERISA as a way to protect employees' rights to their pension and disability plans. ERISA litigation requires an aggressive attorney to counter the frequent efforts by employers to interfere with employees' benefits, and to ensure that employees receive the correct amount of benefits to which they are entitled.

We assist with protecting our clients' benefits through pre-retirement reviews of the pension documents, and explain in plain English the meaning of the documents so that clients are able to make a decision regarding their pension benefits. We can also secure pension documents when the employer or trustee/administrator of the plan will not cooperate in providing the necessary documents. This office has experience assisting clients secure their benefits through litigation in court should the employer or trustee/administrator not cooperate in producing documents, embezzle a client's pension, or fail to pay monies due the client.