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Legal Assistance Plan
SPD and Plan Document
This section provides a summary of the Legal Assistance Plan (the "Plan") as of January 1, 2017.
This section, together with the Administrative Information section and the applicable section about participation, forms the Summary Plan Description and plan document of the Plan.
This Plan gives you and your family access to professional legal representation through a panel of network attorneys for issues ranging from consumer protection to family law to wills and estate planning. Or you may use an out-of network attorney and be reimbursed according to a set fee schedule.
The Plan is administered by Hyatt Legal Plans (Hyatt Legal is a MetLife Company). To find out more information about Hyatt Legal Plans and the services they offer visit the American Prepaid Legal Services Institute's (API) website.
The API is an American Bar Association organization. Hyatt Legal Plans is a member of the API and its executives are active participants.
A Note about ERISA
The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) is a federal law that governs many employer-sponsored plans including this one. Your ERISA rights in connection with this Plan are detailed in the Administrative Information section.