Legal insurance doesn`t seem so urgent until you need a lawyer. A legal plan makes it easier to find and work with a lawyer. Whether it`s a ticket or you finally want to make a will, learn more about MetLife`s legal plans. 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. Life is full of times when you may 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. Felicia Surtel, Chief Financial Officer, oversees accounting, financial planning and reporting, and strategic planning for MetLife Legal Plans. 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. 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). 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. 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. Get to know, update or create estate planning documents 62% of working adults have been involved in a legal matter in the past three years.3 Our goal has always been to provide affordable, high-quality legal aid and 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 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. 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 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.
Get easy and cost-effective access to lawyers with a legal plan provided by your employer. 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. 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. 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.* MetLife Legal Plans gives you access to expert legal help so you can safely master life`s big moments. A legal plan can help if you: 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 take advantage of by offering: See a lawyer as often as necessary for covered legal issues – speak in person or over the phone A legal plan provides fully covered services for many of the most commonly needed personal legal issues, in addition to advice and guidance on an unlimited number of personal legal issues. 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.
Network lawyers have an average of 25 years of experience in general legal matters, such as estate planning and buying/selling a home We are MetLife Legal Plans, formerly Hyatt Legal Plans, the nation`s largest provider of legal benefits, at your service. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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). More than 200 of Fortune`s top 500 companies trust us for their work. Ingrid Tolentino is CEO of MetLife Legal Plans.
Prior to joining MetLife Legal Plans, Ingrid was Vice President, Commercial Banking and P&C Initiatives at MetLife. During Ingrid`s 20-year career at MetLife, she also served as a planning officer for the company and as chief of staff to the group`s president of property and casualty insurance. Ingrid was a founding member of MetLife`s P&C Diversity Steering Committee and an active member of the Corporate Contributions, Corporate Mentoring and Talent Development Committees. Ingrid graduated from Syracuse University.