California ERISA Attorneys
With the aid of ERISA attorneys, California residents can better pursue the benefits that their insurance policies are intended to provide. Many claimants receive their insurance benefits through their employers. In addition to health insurance, they may also be covered by disability or life insurance policies.
Unfortunately, there have been a number of cases in which employees' rights are hindered under ERISA. Insurance providers can deny claims without the risk of incurring costs beyond benefits spelled out in the policies, sometimes leading them to deny claims that should be approved.
Has your claim been denied? Our California ERISA lawyers may be able to help. Contact us today to schedule your free consultation!
What is ERISA?
The Employee Retirement Income Security Act, or ERISA, is a federal law that was enacted in 1974 in an effort to protect employee benefits. When it was first passed, ERISA was intended to ensure that workers would receive their pension benefits, but the law also covers insurance benefits.
While every situation is unique, some common ERISA violations include:
- Improper denial of benefits
- Lost benefits due to negligence
- Breach of fiduciary duty
- Wrongful termination to avoid paying benefits
How an ERISA Attorney Can Help
If you're concerned that your insurance company is dragging its feet or has denied your fair claim, you can turn to one of our ERISA attorneys in California. Many lawyers are unfamiliar with ERISA claims, as they are often handled in federal court, but we have years of experience in this domain.
California residents benefit from the expertise of the legal team at Kantor & Kantor, LLP when they need advocacy to deal with their ERISA insurance claims. Our attorneys have worked on cases that have demonstrated the need for reform legislation to protect policyholders.
Whether you are pursuing an appeal for an ERISA insurance policy or are the descendant of someone who has passed away because of an insurance company's decisions, an ERISA claim lawyer is your first line of defense. We offer our clients free initial consultations with our ERISA attorneys.
Kantor & Kantor, LLP can provide legal counsel for the following types of claims:
We serve clients throughout California, Washington, Oregon, and Nevada including Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Diego, Newport Beach, Orange County, Portland, Reno, Riverside, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Francisco, San Jose, Sacramento, and Seattle
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