While lawyers and judges are the ultimate legal experts, of course, I believe that every citizen should take the time to learn a little about law for several reasons. First, it is important to know your rights, and knowing them can come in handy if anyone ever accuses you of a crime you didn't commit or threatens you legally in another other way. Second, learning about your local, state, and federal laws can help you act as a better citizen. When election time comes around, you can then truly understand ever change in law being proposed by a candidate and whether it benefits society or not. I plan to share posts about law topics explained in plain English on my new blog, so you can come back often to sharpen your legal knowledge!
18 December 2013
Those who are injured and unable to retain steady employment often have to apply for disability benefits in order to pay for basic necessities and prevent severe financial losses. When a person works for an employer that provides disability insurance, the claims process is governed by a law known as ERISA, or Employee Retirement Income Security Act, which was introduced to ensure employees receive responses to their claims in a timely and fair manner.