Legal Advice for Whistleblowing — 37 results
Written by attorney Jason Zuckerman, over 5 years ago.
Are whistleblowers in the airline industry protected from retaliation?The Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR-21) is a federal law that protects... more
Written by attorney Jason Odom, about 6 years ago.
Who is protected by whistleblower laws? Generally speaking, in the private sector, any person who reports conduct on the part of the employer that violates a law, rule, or regulation, is... more
Written by attorney Adam Carter, over 6 years ago.
Under the IRS Whistleblower Reward Program, an individual who exposes tax fraud can receive an award ranging from 15 percent to 30 percent of the proceeds recovered by the IRS. To qualify... more
Written by attorney Benjamin Zimmermann, over 2 years ago.
In July 2010, Congress passed, and the President signed, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (The Dodd-Frank Act). The Dodd-Frank Act was passed in response to the... more
Written by attorney David McCormack, about 3 years ago.
A hospital or physician routinely performs procedures that are not medically indicated or necessary and then bills Medicare or MassHealth. A government contractor charges for goods or... more
Written by attorney R Scott Oswald, over 4 years ago.
Can a whistleblower recover a reward for disclosing fraud to the CFTC? Section 748 of the Dodd-Frank Act authorizes the CFTC to pay a reward to a whistleblower who voluntarily discloses... more
Written by attorney Eric James Hertz, over 1 year ago.
The Law Firm of Eric J. Hertz, P.C. is committed to representing those in Georgia who have witnessed fraud against the government and are brave enough to step forward and report it. Both... more
Written by attorney Jonathan Torres, over 1 year ago.
If an employer does not pay wages or fails to pay for overtime, you have a claim most likely under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Floridas unpaid wages law. The FLSA provides that... more
Written by attorney David McCormack, almost 3 years ago.
The Massachusetts False Claims Act is set forth in Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 12, Secs. 5A 5O and was based, in part, on its federal counterpart. The Massachusetts False Claims... more
Written by attorney Daniel Kurkowski, over 3 years ago.
The New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act
The New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA) is one of the most far-reaching whistleblower statutes in the nation. It... more