LegalShield Plan Benefits
Your LegalShield Plan Covers:
Additional Information: It is up to the Provider Lawyer's professional judgment as to whether or not your claim, defense or legal position may prevail in court or is frivolous/without merit. Emergency services are subject to conditions imposed by the detaining/questioning authority.
25% off additional legal services You may continue to use your Provider Law Firm for legal situations that extend beyond plan coverage. The additional services are 25% off the law firm's standard hourly rates. Your Provider Law Firm will let you know when the 25% discount applies and go over these fees with you.
The following are covered only under your 25% discount:
Please note, class actions, interventions or amicus curiae filings in which you are a part or potential part are not covered by the LegalShield membership.
For Your Employees
As an employer, have you ever:
Had an employee take time off work for personal legal or identity theft related issues?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, we may be able to help.
With a LegalShield plan, your employees will have direct toll-free access to a carefully selected Provider Law Firm for legal issues. With the Identity Theft ShieldSM, they can rest assured knowing conspicuous activity on their credit report is being monitored. If their identity is stolen, we not only provide counsel, we'll work to restore their identity for them. This leaves them free to focus on their job, not their problems.
Employees don't merely shop employers. They shop benefits. A LegalShield plan gives you a competitive advantage for recruiting new employees and keeping them.
A proven concept in employee benefits
A leading provider and pioneer in the legal service plan industry in North America, we have the experience and proven service record to save you and your employees time and money.
How the Legal Service Plan Works
Members are served by a provider law firm, which has been carefully screened and selected by LegalShield. To use the plan, members simply call their provider law firm directly at the toll-free number on their membership card when they have a legal question or problem. It's really that simple. LegalShield does all the work; no flipping through the yellow pages for a qualified lawyer; no claim forms, no worries about being able to afford a lawyer – just peace of mind.
Identity Theft – America's Fastest Growing White Collar Crime
On average, identity theft victims will spend $1,500 in out-of-pocket expenses and an average of 175 hours in efforts to resolve the many problems caused by this crime. - Federal Trade Commission: When Bad Things Happen to Your Good Name, September 2002.
Help your employees take steps to protect their personal and financial well-being with this exceptional product. Generally other identity theft plans will provide coverage for a specific credit card or bank account. We help your employee with all issues related to identity theft. Other plans will provide assistance, tell your employee how to handle certain issues, and provide them with forms, but we will actually do most of the work it will take to restore your employee's identity if it is stolen!
With the Identity Theft ShieldSM you're backed by toll-free access to experienced professionals from a division of the world's leading risk consulting company, Kroll. Please see plan benefits for full information and exclusions that may apply.
For a low monthly fee (offered through voluntary payroll deduction, or a full or partial fringe benefit) your employees can have access to valuable benefits that cover the most common legal needs they'll encounter. They'll also have peace of mind when considering the potential threat of identity theft.
Our plans and benefits vary by state and province. Please see your local Associate for the full benefits in your area.
A LegalShield plan is easy to implement. We know how difficult benefits administration can be, so we've made it easy for you.
No long-term contract
Your employees simply enroll by completing the application and their coverage begins immediately. It's that simple.