December 31, 2018
Filing an ERISA Claim

Filing an ERISA Claim

What is an ERISA Claim? An ERISA Claim, or the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, works to protect the interests of employees who are enrolled in a variety of benefit plans while employed. These plans have promised benefits associated with them, so this claim allows employees to be able to collect these benefits that were promised to them by their employers. When an employee files an ERISA Claim, it can be for a multitude of reasons, one of which is due to disability. Although employers say they will fulfill their promise to their employees by supplying them with the benefits […]
April 7, 2017

Trump’s Budget Director Attacks Social Security Disability As “Very Wasteful Program”

On a recent appearance on Face the Nation, Trump’s budget director, Mick Mulvaney, finished his interview with an attack on Social Security and Social Security disability in particular. “Do you really think that Social Security disability insurance is part of what people think of when they think of Social Security? I don’t think so,” Mulvaney said. “It’s the fastest-growing program. It grew tremendously under President Obama. It’s a very wasteful program, and we want to try and fix that.” The truth is that while Social Security retirement enrollment has continued to increase at a steady pace since 2008, disability is […]