No employee ever expects to be in a situation where they have to make a complaint about fraudulent or illegal activity on the part of their employer. However, if you or somebody you love this is a situation where you must come forward to make a report, you should be protected. At Rise Law Firm, our Los Angeles whistleblower attorneys have vast experience handling these cases. We will protect you against retaliation and work to ensure you are treated fairly. You may even be eligible for compensation depending on what type of whistleblower claim you are making.
When you are going through an employment issue as serious as whistleblowing, you need a team with vast experience handling these matters on your side. Rise Law Firm is ready to help.
Whistleblowing cases can become incredibly complex, and they often involve allegations of illegal activity that could be pinpointed on the employee making the complaint. Because of this, it is vital that a skilled Los Angeles whistleblower attorney help handle every aspect of the case.
An attorney will be responsible for conducting a thorough investigation into the incident. This will include working with the court system to obtain all documents to prove the claims made by the whistleblower. An attorney will handle all negotiations on behalf of their client in an effort to reach a positive conclusion and to secure any applicable compensation.
Whistleblower laws are important because they allow employees who know about illegal or fraudulent activities to come forward while ensuring that they have protection. California has incredibly strong whistleblower laws in place. These protections extend to workers:
Some of the most common reasons an employee may come forward are because they have knowledge of or have witnessed:
In some situations, an employee may know about employer fraud (qui tam claims). This could include securities and stock fraud, tax fraud, Medicare or Medicaid fraud, and more. For these claims, the whistleblower may be entitled to compensation based on a portion of the monies recovered by the government due to the claim being made.
If you know about illegal or fraudulent activity that is being committed by an employer, you need to seek legal assistance immediately. At Rise Law Firm, we fully understand the protections afforded to whistleblowers under both state and federal law. Our team is ready to ensure you are treated fairly throughout this process by your employer and by governmental authorities. We will work ensure you receive any compensation you may be entitled to, including:
If you need a Los Angeles whistleblower, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling 310-728-6588.