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Good PR Can Help Your Company Avoid Litigation

Posted on Mon, Jun 19, 2017

As you already know, public relations professionals can help your company get publicity about the products or services you provide. But a good public relations program can also help your company avoid litigation.

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Tags: Litigation, Litigation Support, Public Relations

Think You Have an ERISA Plan? Don't Be So Sure

Posted on Mon, Oct 21, 2013

If you have an ERISA plan, it generally means your company is shielded from lawsuits that originate in state courts. This is usually good for employers, because it's harder for employees (current or former) to "make a federal case out of it" than it is for them to prevail at the state level. Having an ERISA plan also makes it less likely a state legislature could micromanage how you run a benefit plan. However, don't simply assume your plan is an ERISA plan or you could wind up in hot water. 

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Tags: Court Cases, U.S. Supreme Court, ERISA Plan, business consulting, Litigation, CPA Firm, Echelbarger, Lawsuits, EHTC