Should I Call an Attorney?

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Since 1999 our law firm has recovered more than $350,000,000 for victims of investment fraud and misconduct.
  • Jury Verdict Won Against Prudential Securities $262 Million
  • Recovered for 100-Year Old Widow $30 Million
  • Recovered in Retirement Losses $10 Million
  • Recovered for a Large Group of Individual Investors $6.5 Million
  • Recovered for Elderly Victim in Ponzi Scheme Case $3.8 Million
  • Recovered for Elderly Ponzi Scheme Victim $3.2 Million
  • Recovered for More Than 50 Families of Ponzi Scheme in California $3.2 Million
  • Recovered for 35 Families in Northeast Ohio $3.1 Million
  • Losses Recovered for 20 Retirees $3 Million
  • Recovered for Retired Physician Against Major Wall Street Firm Prior to Filing FINRA Arbitration $2.5 Million

Should I Call an Attorney?

I've recently lost a substantial amount of money on my investments. Should I call an attorney?

The truth is that it can be challenging to recover damages after a Ponzi scheme or investment scam—especially if you try to do it yourself. However, an experienced investment fraud attorney may be able to help you fight for the money that is rightfully yours. An investment scam lawyer can investigate what happened to you. If the investigation reveals that you have been the victim of financial fraud, then we can fight for your recovery through a settlement or FINRA arbitration.

Investment fraud attorneys understand that you are unwilling to risk more money pursuing money that you have already lost. For that reason, Meyer Wilson does not request a retainer of any kind and is only paid if you recover damages. You have lost enough. You do not need to be further victimized by people who mean well but discourage you from pursuing justice. Instead, you can call an experienced and empathetic lawyer at Meyer Wilson for a free consultation.

Keep an Eye Open for Red Flags

Most investments carry a certain degree of risk, and losing money does not automatically mean that you have been taken in by investment fraud. On the other hand, you don't always know you're losing money in an investment scam until it's too late.

Along with the research you do before investing in an opportunity, it's important to continue to pay attention to your statements and keep your eyes open for "red flags," such as:

  • Returns that are consistently good. It sounds counterintuitive, but it's when your investments are doing really well that you should pay the most attention. If you notice your returns constantly going up, or if you notice that the returns are exceptionally steady given the state of the economy, you could be involved in a scam.
  • Missing documentation or information. You should always be able to obtain documentation for the securities you are purchasing. If you are having trouble getting it all in writing, you may be dealing with unregistered securities or something equally fishy.
  • Account discrepancies, such as unauthorized trades, money that's gone missing, or anything that is not in line with your instructions and wishes.
  • Confusing strategies. Beware of the advisor who claims to use a special technique and can't—or won't—explain it to you. For any legitimate investment, you should understand how the investment works, who you are giving money to, and what the risks really are.

Ultimately, you should call an experienced investment fraud lawyer with Meyer Wilson as soon as you sustain losses or suspect fraud. We offer a completely free consultation, and we never request a retainer of any kind. Give us a call today and let us help you recover your losses.

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  • More than $350,000,000 Recovered
  • Voted Best Lawyers in America┬« for over Ten Years Running
  • David Meyer is President of Public Investors Advocate Bar Association (PIABA)
  • Over a Thousand Investor Claim Cases Since 1999
  • Exclusive Focus on Investor Claims & Class/Mass Action Lawsuits
  • Deep Bench of Skilled Attorneys and Staff Members


Meyer Wilson has represented over 1,000 individual investors in high-stakes claims across the country, and has recovered over $350 million on their behalves. See what former clients have to say about our team.

  • “I primarily worked with Courtney Werning throughout the process and she was informative and knowledgeable. I trusted and fully recommend Courtney and her team.”

    - S.R.
  • “The communication throughout the process was on par - and they took the time to indulge me with the various questions and opinions.”

    - R.G.
  • “What I truly appreciated was getting a great result for my Mom with limited involvement/stress on her.”

    - S.W.
  • “We went to arbitration with the other respondent and I got to see firsthand the level of professionalism and expertise the Meyer Wilson firm can deliver.”

    - D.V.
  • “Chad would take the time to call and talk with me. His explanations were always clear and concise. I also appreciate all the effort put into the details and statistics required to argue this case.”

    - P.N.
  • “Meyer Wilson was able to produce the results that we felt were obvious and warranted while several other firms and even state offices simply had trouble understanding let alone moving the case forward.”

    - B.K.
  • “My overall experience was positive and I would encourage anyone who even thinks they have been a victim of stockbroker misconduct to call David.”

    - S.T.
  • “Meyer Wilson represented me in a suit brought last year against my brokerage firm, securing a very fair and equitable settlement for me.”

    - R.G., M.D.
  • “Right from the start, you had the passion and desire to win this case for us. I have never worked with an attorney or firm as compassionate as yours. I would highly recommend your firm to anyone.”

    - G.A.

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