Salt Lake City Whistleblower Attorney
Representing Those Who Uncover Employer Wrongdoing
Whistleblowers are employees who expose employer wrongdoing such as discrimination or safety violations. A whistleblower may also bring a qui tam action against a person or employer who is submitting a false claim to the government. State and federal laws protect employees who participate in whistleblowing; however, you may need an attorney to ensure your rights are not violated.
Stavros Law, P.C., provides full-service employment law representation, including whistleblower concerns. If you are facing employer retaliation for whistleblowing or exposing a false claim, our Utah employment law attorney can protect your rights. To schedule a free consultation, please call 801-428-0719 or contact us online.
Whistleblowers May Need Legal Protection
Employees are protected by federal law, the Whistleblower Protection Act, for reporting numerous types of employer wrongdoing such as:
- Taking discriminatory actions against employees or applicants
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) violations
- Medicare or Medicaid fraud
- Overbilling the government
- Clean Air Act violations
- Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations violations
If you acted as a whistleblower and have suffered retaliation such as disciplinary actions or wrongful termination, we can protect your rights.
Qui Tam and False Claims
The False Claims Act is a federal law that permits an individual to file a lawsuit against parties that are defrauding the government by intentionally submitting false claims such as overbilling for health care or defense contracts. Employees who bring qui tam actions against their employers may be subject to discrimination or retaliation. We can represent you in these matters.
If you expose a false claim, you may be entitled to receive up to 30 percent of the claim's worth. You must be the first to file the claim to receive the reward, so it is critical to take action immediately if that is your goal.
Salt Lake City Whistleblower Lawyer
For a free consultation, please call our office at 801-428-0719.
Written by the Office of Stavros Law, P.C.