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Retirement & Disability

The Columbus, Ohio, retirement and disability attorneys at Cloppert, Latanick, Sauter & Washburn have a wide range of experience assisting employees, retirees and their families in the public and private sector with various pension, welfare benefit and disability related matters.


Our lawyers are experienced with assisting members of Ohio’s Public Employee Retirement Systems with service credit disputes and disability appeals. Our attorneys also have extensive experience with private sector pension and employee welfare benefit plan issues.


The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) aims to protect an employee’s interest in employer-sponsored health and retirement plans. Our attorneys are experienced at handling a wide variety of ERISA claims, including disability and medical benefits claims.


Whether you have a service credit calculation issue, an unanswered information request, or a claim for disability or other benefits, our experienced lawyers can help.


We represent retirement & disability cases related to:



If you need an experienced Columbus, Ohio, attorney for your retirement or disability issue, contact Cloppert, Latanick, Sauter & Washburn today for an initial case consultation.

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Additional Areas We Cover

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ERISA Information Requests and Benefits Litigation

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) contains numerous protections for employees and retirees. ERISA requires that employee plan administrators provide certain applicable documents and information upon request.


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Public Employee Retirement Systems

Issues with these systems often arise in the areas of service credit calculations or disability benefits, and, when members of these systems find themselves with such issues, our firm can help. Ohio public employees have benefits through a number of retirement systems.


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Disability/Medical Benefits Appeals

Just as we do with members of Ohio’s public employee retirement systems, our lawyers assist private sector employees, retirees and their families with claims for disability and medical benefits. When an employee has a physical or mental disability that prevents him or her from continuing in his or her position of employment, many employers have disability or medical benefits plans that can provide compensation.


Learn more about Disability/Medical Benefits Appeals