Have you lost money in the market because your account was mismanaged by your broker? If so, we may be able to help. As Los Angeles securities attorneys who focus on stockbroker law we help clients recover investment losses. Everyone knows that the value of investments rise and fall. Stocks go up. Stocks go down. The fact that the value of your investments has declined does not mean that your broker has acted improperly. However, if your broker has mismanaged your account, you may be entitled to recover money whether the value of your investments has gone up or down. The question is not so much the rise or fall in the value of your investments. Rather, the key is whether your investments were handled properly.

Typical types of account mismanagement are:

Unsuitable Recommendations
Should you have been placed in these investments?
Did your broker tell you everything they should have about the securities in which you were invested?  
Unauthorized Trading
Did you tell your broker to buy or sell, or did they do it without your permission?
Did your broker needlessly buy and sell investments in order to generate extra commissions?

Obviously, it is best to have a good working relationship with your stockbroker.  However,  in the event that you believe your broker has mismanaged your account you may be faced with the prospect of filing a claim against your broker. You can bet your broker and his brokerage firm will have attorneys represent them in any dispute. Your interests are best served by having an experienced stockbroker attorney on your side.

Los Angeles Securities Attorneys
James A. Sigler & Associates is a Los Angeles based law firm working with clients across the country with respect to disputes with stockbrokers and financial advisors.

If you are concerned that your investments may have been mismanaged by your broker or advisor, or you may have been the victim of stockbroker fraud, please call our office for a free consultation.