Legal Defense

Getting Legal Help

If you find yourself in a situation that requires the assistance of an attorney, here are the steps to follow:

If an attorney is needed for a critical incident, call TMPA at 1-800-848-2088. If it is after hours, the answering service will immediately notify a TMPA representative who will contact you and make arrangements for a plan attorney to respond to the scene.

If an attorney is needed for administrative, disciplinary, civil or criminal matters covered under the plan, contact TMPA at 1-800-848-2088 for information and referral to a plan attorney or an attorney of your choice.

For consultations, contact TMPA at 1-800-848-2088 for information on availability of coverage on the topic for which consultation is being sought.

Affirmative civil law suits against employers or other entities must be approved by the Board of Directors and decisions are made on a case-by-case basis. Contact TMPA at 1-800-848-2088 for further information.

For local association matters, legal consultations for collective bargaining, referendums and other matters of importance to local associations, please call TMPA at 1-800-848-2088.