Legal headaches are something we all hope to avoid.
If you work in law enforcement or public safety long enough, you’ll learn the importance of knowing you’re protected during a crisis. The Teamsters Legal Defense Fund has not only offered Teamster members and their families peace of mind—it has supplied powerful and decisive legal representation during investigations, hearings and trials. As a dues-paying member of the Teamsters Union, you can enjoy the security of the Teamsters Legal Defense Fund to pay your legal defense costs as long as you are enrolled in the plan and acting in the capacity of a law enforcement officer . . . you’re covered whether you’re on or off–duty.
- Nationwide program providing legal defense of criminal and civil charges
- Preparation in Grand Jury hearings
- No up-front costs or deductibles
- Representation by licensed attorneys, not paralegals
- Freedom to choose the lawyer you want
- Legal coverage for separate incidents no matter how many occur
- 100 percent coverage regardless of the final cost of representation when using a plan attorney
- $12,000 accidental death benefit should you be killed on the job