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Former Allstate Financial Services, LLC Client Wins FINRA Arbitration for $400,000

Posted on Monday, May 17th, 2021 at 3:51 pm    

Allstate Financial Services

In March 2021, a former client of Allstate Financial Services, LLC won an award in a FINRA arbitration for compensatory damages for $400,000 plus interest, as well as the $425 non-refundable portion of the filing fee for investment losses. The investors were clients of broker Eric Gawron (CRD# 3068421). Gawron has been registered with Allstate Financial Services, LLC in Elma, New York since 2004. 

The causes of action included recommendation and purchase of unsuitable bonds; breach of fiduciary duty; misrepresentation; over-concentration; unsuitability; lack of proper supervision; respondeat superior; unjust enrichment; and breach of industry and FINRA rules. The causes of action relate to investments in energy sector bonds. The FINRA arbitration hearing was conducted in Buffalo, New York.

Pursuant to FINRA Rules, member firms are responsible for supervising a broker’s activities during the time the broker is registered with the firm. Therefore, Allstate Financial Services, LLC may be liable for investment or other losses suffered by Gawron’s customers.

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