The Federal Trade Commission “FTC” reports that identity theft has been the number one
consumer complaint for 13 consecutive years, with over 12.6 million victims a year.
The average identity theft victim can spend hundreds of hours in the process of restoring their
identity. Much of this time must be spent during normal business hours.
Seven out of ten employees experience at least one legal event a year. Out of the employees
who experienced an event, 69% have experienced two or more. Less than one third of these
employees used an attorney to resolve their issue.
The average employee takes 13 days a year off work, and spends nearly $1300 personally to
deal with legal life events.
Seven out of ten employees said they would find a legal plan to be a useful benefit.
Legal plans can save employees hundreds of dollars in legal fees, help them make timely and
accurate decisions, reduce personal and family stress and help them achieve more productive
Recent studies suggest that as many as 3.5 million children have already fallen victim to
identity theft in the United States. This number is expected to grow considerably in the