The following cases are representative of the types of litigation and arbitration matters handled by Ewusiak Law:

FRAUD

  • The theft and conversion of funds by a shareholder of a corporation
  • A scheme by pharmacies, marketing companies, and doctors to inflate the cost of medically unnecessary drugs and services and submit claims for payment to a U.S. government benefits program
  • Deceptive and unfair trade practices by businesses

THE SALE OF SECURITIES, INVESTMENTS, OR INSURANCE

  • The overconcentration of an investment portfolio in one industry sector or investment type
  • Unsuitable investment recommendations by financial advisors based on an investor's objectives, risk tolerance, experience, financial needs, and other considerations
  • Twisting and churning of investments over time
  • The theft of deposits into and withdrawals from investments
  • Mismanagement of retirement accounts
  • Negligent supervision of financial advisors
  • Unapproved investments (securities not held or offered by the brokerage firm) sold by financial advisors (known as "selling away")

BREACH OF CONTRACT

  • The failure of an exclusive sponsor to award prizes to contest winners pursuant to a sponsorship agreement
  • The failure of a successful bidder to honor the terms of an auction contract
  • Disputes among beneficiaries concerning the entitlement to life insurance proceeds
  • The violation of non-competition and non-solicitation agreements
  • The breach of franchise agreements
  • The failure to comply with use and access agreements
  • The failure to honor the terms of forgivable loans and promissory notes
  • The failure to properly transfer assets to an estate or beneficiaries

BUSINESS DISPUTES

  • Disputes among shareholders or members concerning ownership and control of a company
  • The breach of fiduciary duties owed by shareholders or members of a company
  • Disputes among shareholders or members concerning authority to act for a company
  • Disputes with suppliers and vendors concerning products and services

NEGLIGENCE

  • The failure of a professional to use reasonable care and skill in the course of performing work for a client