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Legal Services

Many people who need legal help do not seek it-in part, because they fear the cost and don't know how to find the right attorney.1 For employees, not having the help they need to navigate through situations that may require legal assistance-buying a home, creating a will, or defending a civil litigation matter-can result in reduced productivity at work.

Group voluntary legal services can be a smart, simple and affordable way to help your employees be more financially prepared and protected. Additionally, it can help employers achieve their objectives of increasing productivity and attracting and retaining employees.

The Right Solutions

Offering employees access to professional legal services with MetLaw®, provided by Hyatt Legal Plans, a MetLife company, can be an easy and cost effective way to help meet the needs of a diverse workforce.

Comprehensive coverage for more than 60 legal matters including:

  • Preparation of wills, living wills and trusts
  • Purchase, sale and refinancing of a residence
  • Debt collection and foreclosure defense
  • Identity theft defense
  • Tenant negotiations
  • Civil litigation defense
  • Document preparation
  • Adoptions

Key features:

  • Access to national network of credentialed plan attorneys in person or by telephone (average 25 years of experience with minimum 8 years)
  • No deductibles, claims forms, copays, or usage limits
  • Billing coordinated between MetLife and plan attorneys
  • Access to services in all 50 states, U.S. territories, and worldwide
  • Easy to find attorneys through web or phone
  • Out-of-network service benefits provision2
  • Customer satisfaction guaranteed

1. "Public Perceptions of Lawyers Consumer Research Findings," prepared on behalf of Section of Litigation, American Bar Association, April 2002.

2. Participants responsible for paying the difference between the scheduled reimbursements and the attorney's actual charge for the services.

Group Legal Plans are provided by Hyatt Legal Plans, Inc., a MetLife company, Cleveland, Ohio. In certain states, group legal plans are provided through insurance coverage underwritten by Metropolitan Property and Casualty Company and Affiliates, Warwick, Rhode Island. Payroll deduction required.



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