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ERISA provides protections related to disability benefits plans

Private employers' retirement plans in California and elsewhere are regulated by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. Although this law focuses mostly on retirement plans, it has provisions that affect disability insurance plans offered by private employers as well. Understanding the protections afforded by ERISA is important for protecting one's rights.