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. 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.* Cover the cost of a range of legal issues with a legal plan and access experienced lawyers to help you plan their estate 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. Finding a lawyer has never been easier. We have the largest network available with over 18,000 professionals across the country. Choose the most appropriate solution for you or work with your own lawyer and we will reimburse you for some or all of the legal fees. You can also visit the Covered Services section to see examples of legal issues covered.
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. 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. 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. If you are a member of a legal plan, you can quickly access the plan members page to view 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). If you are currently a member and need legal assistance, you can: 62% of working adults have been involved in a legal case in the past three years.3 MetLife Legal Plans, Inc. Group Legal Plans, Cleveland, Ohio. In some states, group legal plans are provided through insurance coverage signed by the Metropolitan Property and Casualty Insurance Company and Affiliates, Warwick, RI. Not all services are available in all states. For more information, see your plan description. MetLife® is a registered trademark of Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, New York, NY. ©2020 MetLife Services and Solutions, LLC, MetLife Legal Plans, Inc., 1111 Superior Avenue, Suite 800, Cleveland, OH 44114 If you just want more information, check out info.legalplans.com If you are considering subscribing to the legal regime offered by your employer, visit our Information Centre.
Your human resources or benefits department may provide you with an access code to log in. 1 Average monthly rate for 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). MetLife Legal Plans provides employees with convenient and affordable access to a network of highly qualified lawyers for day-to-day personal legal matters. After registration, employees have access to a lawyer as if they were in advance. Finding an affordable lawyer to represent you when you`re dealing with creditors, buying or selling your home, or even preparing your will can be challenging. There is now a smart, simple and cost-effective solution managed by Hyatt Legal Plans. MetLife Legal Plan is a legal advice plan that provides you, your spouse and loved ones with legal representation at a price that doesn`t exceed your budget. The cost is $25.86 per month for 10 months. 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.
For approximately $20 per month, our Legal Employee Benefits Program offers value, convenience and confidence by giving you easy and cost-effective access to lawyers for a variety of personal legal services, including advice and advice on an unlimited number of personal legal matters. 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. The following issues are excluded from all plans: 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. MetLaw, our plan template, ® was developed based on nearly 35 years of experience in deploying collective legal regimes. It is paid through convenient payroll deductions and covers the most commonly needed personal legal matters.
We also offer tailored plans for groups of 4,000 or more eligible employees. Please call us at 800-423-0300 for prices. 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. Full coverage for over 60 legal issues, including: 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. We became Hyatt Legal Plans in 1990 and were acquired by MetLife in 1997, where we have been operating ever since. We now provide services to more than 3,000 organizations and nearly 5 million people. Create a will online, in your spare time, in just 15 minutes or consult a lawyer. We help you prepare and file your estate planning documents. More than 200 of Fortune`s top 500 companies trust us for their work. 3 CARAVAN survey conducted by ENGINE on behalf of MetLife Legal Plans, January 2020 Felicia Surtel, Chief Financial Officer, oversees the accounting, planning and financial reporting of MetLife Legal Plans, as well as business strategy planning. Felicia joined MLP in 2016 as Head of Finance and Corporate Planning and Strategy.
Previously, she held several leadership positions at MetLife, leading the spend planning, financial analysis and reporting, and ROI teams. Contact your organization`s performance administrator for full plan details. Simply choose a lawyer from the network and make an appointment. We take care of the rest. 2 If you hire a lawyer from the network for a covered case.