Business & Securities Fraud Litigation
CRAWFORD, WISHNEW & LANG represents investors who have suffered losses as a result of being fraudulently induced into deals or as a result of relying upon inappropriate investment advice. These are often high-stakes matters and usually involve claims for fraud, fraudulent inducement and breach of the Texas Securities Act. Our representations include:
-A liquidating trust in a case in which we prosecuted fraud and contract claims and sought damages in excess of $75 million. Obtained a favorable settlement following jury selection.
-A plaintiff bringing claims for fraud and breach of fiduciary duty against an accounting firm. Obtained a seven-figure settlement on behalf of client.
-Several individuals in defense of fraud claims in connection with the sale of various business interests. Obtained summary judgment on behalf of our clients and a judgment against the plaintiff to compensate our clients for attorney’s fees.
-A bank in defense of allegations of securities fraud in connection with its commercial lending practices. Successfully resolving the dispute pre-trial.
-A securities broker bringing claims of defamation, fraud and breach of contract. Obtained a significant settlement on behalf of our client.
-A healthcare company in defense of a seven-figure fraud claim. Secured summary judgment on behalf of our client.