Companies have a duty to keep an accurate set of books, pay taxes, pay their employees, provide a safe environment, provide safe products to consumers, and the list goes on. However, some companies or persons within the company choose to break the law.
If you are aware of illegal activity happening at your place of business, you have the right to file a report. If you have blown the whistle on your employer and are afraid of retaliation, there are state and federal laws that can protect your rights.
At Okabe & Haushalter, our Encino and LA whistleblower attorneys have the experience and skills to help you assert your rights. If you are considering or have already reported illegal activity by your employer, let us guide you through the process. Contact us for a free consultation of your case today by calling 310-430-7799.
If you are an employee and witness or become aware of illegal doings, you can file a report. For example;
If you discover fraud that affects the government, you may have a qui tam fraud case. Contact our Encino & LA qui tam fraud attorneys immediately.
Fraud can take many forms. Some of the more common types of whistleblower cases involve;
You have a right to report illegal doings at your place of work. There are a few whistleblower protections, including;
Despite the legal protections, an employer may try to retaliate. It would take an unlimited number of resources to watch every business for retaliation, so the government relies on the employee to report retaliation.
If you have reported illegal activity at your place of work, keep watch for these tactics:
At Okabe & Haushalter, our Encino and Los Angeles whistleblower attorneys have extensive experience. Our dedicated staff has the skills, knowledge, and resources to fight for your rights. Okabe & Haushalter is one of the nation’s top litigation firms. Most whistleblower lawsuits are settled out of court. If you have reported or intend to report your employer of fraud or other illegal activities, you need the best litigators at your side. Let us protect you from retaliation. Contact us for a free consultation of your case today by clicking here or calling 310-430-7799.