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Duke Energy Corporation DUK 401(k) / ERISA Lawsuit

Duke Energy Corporation has been accused of securities fraud. If you are a current or former employee or are a member of any of Duke Energy Corporation investment plans or profit sharing retirement plans you may be included in this possible Duke Energy Corporation 401(k) or Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) class action. If you purchased or held Duke Energy Corporation stock in one of those plans during the periods Jun-28-12 to Jul-9-12, you may have a claim.

Under ERISA, Duke Energy Corporation employees can file a lawsuit against the company for putting stock options at risk. Duke Energy Corporation employees have a claim if they can prove their employer violated its fiduciary duty to its employees. Fiduciary duty refers to a company's responsibility to the people who invest in it. If an employer puts the company's interest ahead of the investors', it has broken its fiduciary duty. A fiduciary is a person that exercises discretion over the management of plan assets or exercises discretionary control over the administration of the plan.

ERISA is a federal law that sets minimum standards for pension and health plans set up by private businesses. ERISA was designed to protect people who participate in employee benefit plans, including employees with stock options in a company. Stock options are a form of compensation in which employees are given the opportunity to purchase shares of the company stock at a certain price.

Duke Energy Corporation 401(k) / ERISA Legal Help

If you have suffered from Duke Energy Corporation 401(k) plan losses, you may qualify for damages or remedies that may be awarded in a possible Duke Energy Corporation ERISA class action lawsuit. Please click the link below to submit your complaint and we will have a lawyer review your ERISA complaint.
If you are NOT a current or former employee of this company, please use this form to register your complaint.

Published on Jul-30-12


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