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Supreme Court Poised to Hear TSA Whistleblower Case

The Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) plays a crucial role in our national safety infrastructure. Yet the agency has been subjected to significant criticism — and even been the butt of jokes — for the last several…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Transportation

Food Safety Whistleblower Regulations on the Way

Otto von Bismarck once said, “Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.” Fortunately, the government that makes the laws does want to see the sausage being made and, as such, has instituted new regulations…more
| Civil Rights, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

Texas Medicaid Fraud Recovery Passes $400 Million Thanks to Whistleblowers

Operated jointly by federal and state agencies, Medicaid is one of the largest and most complex governmental undertakings in the United States. Not surprisingly, it also provides a breeding ground for fraud, primarily from…more
| Health

Shady Record Keeping Not Just in the VA

The nation was recently stunned by the revelation that Department of Veterans Affairs administrators were manipulating dates on records to conceal the unreasonable wait times veterans seeking medical care were forced to endure…more
| Civil Remedies, Labor & Employment Law, Military Law

Internal Revenue Service Reveals 2013 Whistleblower Figures

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” In the more than two centuries since Benjamin Franklin expressed those words, taxes have become perhaps even more of a certainty. The Internal Revenue…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

New Whistleblower Provisions Under the Affordable Care Act

A great deal of controversy and media attention has certainly surrounded the Affordable Care Act (ACA), both before and after its passage. However, little if any of that attention concerned the whistleblower provisions contained…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Health, Taxation

Supreme Court Extends SOX Whistleblower Protection to Contractors

The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.” Following a rash of financial calamities largely caused by risky and illegal conduct within publicly traded companies,…more
| Civil Rights, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

Mediating with Whistleblowers Who Have Suffered Retaliation

Winston Churchill once said, “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” Whistleblowers take it upon themselves to stand up and speak when they believe something is…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Whistleblower Retaliation at the Department of Veterans Affairs

The Department of Veterans Affairs has been assaulted from all sides in light of recent revelations regarding the quality of care and administration cover-ups. With the alleged misconduct so pervasive, it may seem surprising…more
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Military Law

Ethical Challenges Lawyers Face Under Sarbanes-Oxley

Deciding to report internal misconduct can be difficult for any employee or officer of an organization. For members of the legal profession, however, the decision can easily conflict with their ethical obligations. Lawyers…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Securities Law

What Happens When You Blow the Whistle and Everyone Ignores You?

If a tree falls in the forest and nobody is around to hear, does it make a sound? The answer to this quantum theory question depends on the interpretation of perception and reality. Whistleblower Harry Markopolos must have felt…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Finance & Banking, Business Torts, Securities Law

CFTC Starts Flexing Muscle in New Whistleblower Program

Although it has been nearly four years since the passage of the massive Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, changes to the Act and the myriad of regulations that support it are common. New programs…more
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

OSHA Supports Drivers Who Refuse to Violate the Law

Hours of service (HOS) regulations are intended to prevent truck drivers from driving while they are dangerously tired. Other Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) rules require sick leave for ill drivers and those…more
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

For Wall Street Fraudsters, Business As Usual

John F. Kennedy once quoted Dante: “The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.” Unfortunately, on Wall Street, maintaining neutrality — or feigned ignorance…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

2014: A Big Year in Whistleblower Laws

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) began the whistleblower program on July 21, 2010 to incentivize people to come forward with information about financial wrongdoing. Under the program, a whistleblower is entitled to…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law, Securities Law
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