Category: Resources

What to Expect from Arbitration

Dec 28, 2016 / Resources

So you have identified a problem with a security you purchased or investment advice you received and you are considering retaining the Vernon Litigation Group to represent you. What should you expect if your customer agreement includes a provision that takes your case out of court and into the arbitration arena. Arbitration is a method of resolving a dispute between two or more parties by neutral, qualified individuals, who serve […]

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Common Investment Abuses

Dec 28, 2016 / Resources

Some common types of investment abuse and broker misconduct include: Fraud – Misrepresenting or omitting important information, such as the risk to the investor. Unauthorized Trading – Making trades without the investor’s knowledge and consent. Churning (Excessive Trading) – Making multiple trades that generate commissions at the expense of the investor’s best interests. Annuity Switching – Switching out of one variable annuity and into another to generate commissions at the […]

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Four Things Consumers Need to Know About Their Legal Rights

Nov 11, 2016 / News

As a consumer, you have the right to purchase products that are constructed safely and perform as advertised. Manufacturers and advertisers have the responsibility of offering consistently and safely-made products, and accurately representing those products to the public. In some cases, a product may fail to meet its claimed capabilities, injure or otherwise harm a consumer, or fail to perform as advertised in some way. Consumers are afforded an array […]

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