Lakewood Employee Benefits Attorneys

Find the right Employee Benefits attorney in Lakewood, OH

Benefits and pension arrangements are part of both the hiring procedure as well the retirement or termination process. The state of Ohio has laws regulating the way that employers are allowed to administer health benefits and pension plans. Recipients and beneficiaries of these packages can file their claims under the state laws.

Sometimes benefits are paid directly by the employer, while other instances of benefits require voluntary contributions from the worker. Also note that there can be a standard minimum amount of time spent working for the employer in order for the employee to receive benefits. Employers owe certain legal duties to the employees in providing them with medical plans. Under Ohio law, employers must disclose health plan information, and the employee is entitled to fair treatment in the processing of any claims under the medical plan.

What Employee Benefits are Protected by Ohio law?

For employees who lose their jobs, there are some laws that allow them to continue the health care plan they had with their prior employer while they actively look for a new job. Lakewood employers also owe legal duties to those given pension programs. First, they are legally required to provide the benefits that were promised under a set benefit plan.

Additionally, the employer must bear the risk on any investments which are made on behalf of a worker according to terms in a matched contribution arrangement. Attorneys in Lakewood, Ohio will assist employers who wish to create pension plans that are in compliance with the law. A lawyer also helps employees who encounter difficulties in obtaining benefits under a pension or other type of plan.

How can a Lakewood, Ohio Pension and Benefits Attorney Help?

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Life in Lakewood

Lakewood is in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. It is considered a part of Cleveland. It is the third largest city in the county, along with Cleveland and Parma.

Some great places to check out in Lakewood include Lakewood Park, The Rocky River Reservation, The Beck Center for the Arts, and Malley's Chocolates. A really popular restaurant that both locals and visitors love is Aladdin's Eatery,

Lakewood is home to many attorneys who either practice locally, or in Cleveland. These attorneys have excellent training, work in great firms, and can handle the legal needs of residents and businesses.

Famous residents, both past and present, include Matt Dunigan, Teri Garr, Moe Mantha, Jr., Brad Friedel, Sean Patrick O'Malley, Alex Boone, Dick Feagler, and Gary Lewis.

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