Eli Lilly and Company

April 4 2007

Eli Lilly and Company NYSE: LLY has been accused of securities fraud. If you are a current or former employee or are a member of any of Eli Lilly and Company investment plans or profit sharing retirement plans you may be included in this possible Eli Lilly and Company 401K or Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) class action. If you purchased or held Eli Lilly and Company stock in one of those plans during the periods March 28, 2002 to December 22, 2006, you may have a claim.

Under ERISA, Eli Lilly and Company employees can file a lawsuit against the company for putting stock options at risk. Eli Lilly and Company employees have a claim if they can prove their employer violated its fiduciary duty to its employees. Fiduciary duty refers to a company's responsibility to the people who invest in it. If an employer puts the company's interest ahead of the investors', it has broken its fiduciary duty. A fiduciary is a person that exercises discretion over the management of plan assets or exercises discretionary control over the administration of the plan. Maybe it's your stockbroker ERISA is a federal law that sets minimum standards for pension and health plans set up by private businesses. ERISA was designed to protect people who participate in employee benefit plans, including employees with stock options in a company. Stock options are a form of compensation in which employees are given the opportunity to purchase shares of the company stock at a certain price.

Register your Eli Lilly and Company 401K / ERISA Complaint

If you have suffered from Eli Lilly and Company 401K plan losses, you may qualify for damages or remedies that may be awarded in a possible Eli Lilly and Company ERISA class action lawsuit. Please fill in the form to the right to submit your complaint and we will have a lawyer review your ERISA complaint.