DMS Free Employment Lawyer For You
This insurance has been arranged by DMS Agency Services Ltd trading as DMS Security Plans and is administered by Arc Legal Assistance Ltd.
This insurance is included automatically at no extra cost for Employed Clients who have chosen to include cover for Involuntary Redundancy.
What is insured under this policy:
Legal costs expenses insurance to pursue legal action brought before an Employment Tribunal (or its equivalent in Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man) against an employer or ex employer for breach as an employee of your Contract of Employment, or your legal rights under employment laws.
A daily rate for the duration you are off work while attending jury service for each whole day of such attendance providing these costs are not recoverable from your employer or the court.
How to make claim:
As soon as your Client has a legal problem for which they may require assistance under this insurance they should telephone the Legal Helpline.
Specialist lawyers are at hand to help them. If they need a lawyer to act for them and their problem is covered, the Helpline will ask them to complete and submit a claim form online by visiting www.arclegal.co.uk/informationcentre Alternatively they will send a claim form to your Client. If the problem is not covered under this insurance, the Helpline may be able to offer them assistance under a private funding arrangement.
In general terms, they are required to immediately notify us of any potential claim or circumstances which may give rise to a claim. If they are in doubt whether a matter constitutes a notifiable claim or circumstance, they should contact the Legal Helpline.
You Client can use the 24-hour Advisory Service for telephone advice on any employment legal problem of concern to them.