MetLaw is a prepaid legal plan which allows employees and their eligible dependents to retain an in-network or out of network attorney for a low annual fee. Employees who enroll may retain an attorney for legal matters such as sale, purchase or refinance of their home, wills and codicils, identity theft defense, traffic ticket defense (NO DUI), personal bankruptcy, etc. MetLaw is the largest pre-paid legal plan. There are more than 9,000 participating attorneys nationwide.
An additional service available is Identity Management Services. This allows help from a CyberScout specialist to help in the recovery process by placing fraud alerts, calling creditors, document replacement.
Regular full-time employees are eligible to enroll within the first 31 days of full-time employment.
Once enrolled, members are committed to the plan until the end of the calendar year. In-network attorney fees are covered at 100%. Members who retain an out of network attorney are reimbursed in accordance with a fee schedule. Please contact the benefits department for annual cost of the plan.
For more information please visit www.legalplans.com. FDU’s password is MetLaw.
You may also reach Hyatt Legal Plans at 1-800-821-6400. If you wish to enroll please contact the Human Resources Department.