Federal securities laws offer investors a remedy when the management of publicly traded companies misrepresent material facts to investors and those investors lose money. We have decades of experience representing these investors and a proven track record of success.Securities Fraud Class Action Examples:
There are many varieties of securities fraud. Here are a few examples:
Clinical Trial Results – Biotech executives overstate clinical results of compounds in clinical trials or fail to fully disclose known problems.
Channel Stuffing – Publicly traded company places more product into its third party pipeline in order to overstate revenues Channel Stuffing
Back Dating Stock Options– Public companies back date stock options awarded so senior executives to increase the decrease the strike price of those option awards.
Undisclosed Rebates or Discounts – Public companies offer rebates or discounts to customers to increase revenue, but do not disclose those rebates to shareholders.
As part of our civil litigation practice, we handle class action claims against businesses that engage in consumer fraud. State and federal laws protect consumers against unscrupulous businesses that engage in deceptive advertising and other forms of consumer fraud.
Examples of consumer fraud include:
- Mortgage fraud
- Credit card fraud
- Auto fraud
- Deceptive advertising
- Mail order fraud
- Defective products
- Telemarketing fraud
- Telephone contract fraud
If you feel you have been the victim of consumer fraud, contact an attorney at our firm to discuss your legal rights.
Federal antitrust laws promote free and fair competition and outlaw business practices considered to monopolize a market or to restrain free trade or commerce. Our attorneys have been involved in many of the most important and far reaching anti-trust matters in the United States.
We represent individuals and businesses in seeking compensation for damages incurred as a result of a manufacturer or producers’ antitrust law violations.
Examples of how companies act to inhibit fair competition include:
- Price Fixing;
- Unfair Business Practices;
- Controlling or Dominating a Market for Goods or Services;
- Agreements or Practices that Restrict Free Trading and Competition between Businesses;
- Bid Rigging;
- Market or Customer Allocations;
- Group Boycotts; and
- Tying Arrangements.