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July 7, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ How Disability Insurance Works with ERISA: Disability Attorney Weighs In ]
Seattle, WA For most Unum, or Unum Provident, policyholders, trying to comprehend the role ERISA plays in Unum denied disability claims is like groping in the dark. Disability attorney Chris Roy sheds some light…
November 12, 2013. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Securities Lawyer: Securities Fraud Happens Every Day ]
Naples, FL When it comes to securities fraud, many people think a lawsuit is the only way for them to recover lost money. So they are surprised when a lawyer informs them that they must go through the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to file their complaint. Kristian Kraszewski, managing partner of the securities department at Kyros Law Offices, says FINRA dispute resolution is a good way for investors to deal with their stock fraud or securities fraud complaints.
April 12, 2013. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Morgan Keegan Settlement “Not Fair,” Says Attorney ]
Chicago, IL Attorney Howard Prossnitz firmly believes his clients and many of the 12,000 other Morgan Keegan (MK) bond investors that filed a securities fraud class action against the now-defunct investment firm Morgan Keegan are being offered a raw deal.
January 11, 2013. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ REIT Unsuitability Violations: Interview with Attorney Christopher Gray ]
New York, NY When it comes to securities fraud claims, one of the areas of concern is suitability violations--when a broker-dealer or financial advisor recommends investment products that are unsuitable for the client. Christopher Gray, senior attorney at Law Office of Christopher J. Gray, PC, says he is seeing numerous suitability violation claims related to the sale of non-exchange traded real estate investment trusts. Those claims may result in an arbitration being filed on behalf of the investor.
May 13, 2010. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Documents Win $20 Million for Boy Scout Sex Abuse Victim ]
Portland, OR A jury in Portland, Oregon recently returned a $20 million dollar verdict ($19,900,000) against the Boy Scouts of America after previously unseen documents obtained by the plaintiff's legal counsel showed that the organization knew as far back as the 1920s that it had a sex abuse problem.