It is a financial advisor’s job to look out for a client’s best interests. Doing otherwise is against federal law. Unfortunately, not every professional advisor upholds the level of care and integrity required of their legal duty. Financial advisors of all types may engage in fraud or misconduct that results in significant financial losses for investors.
At Meyer Wilson, our award-winning advisor misconduct lawyers represent clients across Los Angeles, the state of California, and the U.S. in their pursuit of investment losses caused by negligence and misconduct.
Backed by a deep bench of attorneys with over 120 years of collective experience, we know how to fight back against advisors and companies that fail to meet their legal duties, and help clients seek the justice and recompense they deserve. To speak with an attorney about your financial advisor misconduct claim in California, contact us for a FREE consultation.
Advisor misconduct can involve a range of fraudulent and negligent actions. Financial advisors, by law, are obligated to act in their clients’ best interests. A negligent or intentional failure to do so may constitute a breach of this obligation, and give rise to claims from wronged investors who suffered financial losses as a result.
At Meyer Wilson, our securities litigation and arbitration team fights for investors in a range of advisor misconduct claims, including those involving:
Other forms of advisor misconduct include:
If a financial advisor engages in acts of misconduct, he or she could face civil penalties. Although some forms of misconduct may qualify as crimes, a civil case brought against the individual by the injured client could result in payment for the latter.
If you have grounds for a case, you could receive a recovery of investment losses and other damages. However, prevailing in a civil claim requires Plaintiffs to prove four main elements:
Advisor misconduct is not something to take lightly. You may have lost thousands of dollars because of your financial counselor’s mistake or fraud scheme. If an advisor or stockbroker compromised your future financial stability, you have rights.
To discuss your potential claim and available options, contact Meyer Wilson. Our legal team has helped thousands of clients since 1999, and is prepared to help you. With an office in Los Angeles, our advisor misconduct attorneys serve clients across California and beyond. Contact us for a free consultation.