If you are or have been the victim of investment fraud by your financial advisor or stockbroker, it is imperative that you seek legal counsel immediately. Alabama has seen its fair share of securities and investment fraud cases, with financial advisors targeting elderly investors by dipping into their retirement funds. While efforts have been taken to crack down on these fraudsters, you will need an experienced attorney to fight for your best interests. At Weltz Law, we focus on securities and commercial litigation, and we will advocate for your rights.
As the 30th largest state in the nation, Alabama has the most inland waterways of any state. Its southern extremities are covered by the Appalachian Mountains. Alabama boasts a landscape of natural beauty. The top twenty-five employers in Alabama include NASA’s George B. Marshall Space Flight Center, located in Huntsville, as well as Redstone Arsenal, which is a materials provider to the United States Army.
Why You Need Securities Litigation Attorneys in Alabama
The broker-client relationship is foremost based on trust, with the understanding that any decision made by the broker is in the best interests of their client. However, as numerous cases in the media has proven, this is not always the case. Countless of financial advisors have been caught in a variety of schemes to benefit themselves at the expense of their clients. With the COVID-19 pandemic putting a strain on economic conditions worldwide, some brokers have taken the opportunity to target vulnerable investors, particularly seniors and those whose portfolios have witnessed a major fall in value.
What should you do if you believe you are the victim of a fraud? The first thing would be to seek legal advice. At Weltz Law, we work with you to evaluate the facts surrounding your case and determine the strength of your claim. Where appropriate, we operate on a contingency fee basis, which means we only charge a fee after your claim is successful and you have won the case.
Alabama | Our Areas of Focus in Securities Litigation
- FINRA Process
- Margin Accounts
- Breach of Fiduciary Duty
- Unauthorized Trading
- Understanding Private Placements
- Exchange-Traded Funds
- Failure to Diversify
- Mutual Funds
- Alternative Products
- Ponzi Schemes
- Pump and Dump
- Boiler Rooms
- Pyramid Schemes
- Selling Away and Private Securities Transactions
- Failure to Execute
- Failure to Supervise
- Financial Elder Abuse
- Account Churning
- Breach of Contract
- Broker Misconduct
- Fraud and Misrepresentation
- … and much more!
Choose Weltz Law for Dedicated FINRA Arbitration and Securities Litigation Attorneys
With more than 30 years of combined experience in securities litigations, our attorneys have represented brokers and financial advisors prior to forming Weltz Law. Hence, we are able to provide an inside perspective on the course of action investors should take to potentially maximize their recovery. We advocate for the rights of clients who have been the victims of investment fraud and with the aim of minimizing their losses.