According to BrokerCheck records financial advisor Maria Hendershott (Hendershott), currently employed by Raymond James & Associates, Inc. (Raymond James) has been subject to four customer complaints during her career. According to records kept by The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the complaints against Hendershott concern allegations of unsuitable investments and allegations of overconcentration.
In November 2018 a customer complained that Hendershott recommended investments that violated the securities laws including breach of contract, violation of provisions of The Texas State Securities Statutes, Ann. Tx Civil Statutes Art. 581-33, violation of The Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act Bc. Code Ann. § 17.46 and Tex Bc. Code Ann. § 17.50, breach of fiduciary duty that took place from 01/15/2015 until 09/12/2016. The customer alleges $500,000 in damages and the claim is currently pending.
In October 2017 a customer complained that Hendershott recommended investments that violated the securities laws including during 06/30/2014 until 07/31/2015 claiming gross mismanagement of accounts, investor abuse, churning, breach of fiduciary duty, negligence, and violation of industry rules. The customer claimed $100,000 in damages. The case settled for $75,000.