Lamothe Business Litigation Attorneys

New Orleans Securities & Financial Fraud

Providing Value to Investors

stock traderSecurities and investment fraud can occur as the result of material misrepresentations and omissions, fraudulent transactions, accounting irregularities, account churning, lack of suitability of investments, stock option backdating and massive Ponzi schemes such as the Madoff case. Investors who are saving hard earned money for retirement can be wiped out by the greed of individual stockbrokers or corporations

Securities fraud also occurs when corporate insiders make misleading statements to investors or fail to disclose material information that would affect an investor’s decision to buy or sell securities. Congress has enacted a number of laws to protect investors from fraud, most notably the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.

When a company violates these laws, victims can file a lawsuit to recover compensation for any resulting financial losses. These cases can be filed as class actions, where one investor or a small group of investors files a lawsuit on behalf of themselves and all other shareholders who have been harmed by the securities law violations.



A Commitment to Our Clients

Driven by a strong sense of client commitment, we uphold the highest standards of professional behavior. In each case we accept, we seek to obtain the maximum recovery under the law for our clients and to promote greater corporate responsibility and enhance the integrity of the marketplace for all investors. We protect people’s futures by recovering money that was wrongfully taken from them.

We are Trial-Ready

We vigorously investigate securities and investment fraud cases on behalf of our clients without charge to them. We recommend litigation or arbitration when liability is clear and damages are substantial and recoverable.

We assume every case we accept will proceed to trial or arbitration and prepare accordingly.

If you have been the victim of financial fraud, call the Lamothe Law Firm at (504) 704-1414 for a free consultation.

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