Qui Tam Litigation & Whistleblower Retaliation Attorneys in Clearwater
Holding Responsible Parties in Tampa Bay Accountable for Illegal Activity
When you become aware of a company that may be defrauding the United States government, the attorneys of Kwall Barack Nadeau PLLC can help. According to The False Claims Act, private citizens can report government fraud and earn a portion of the recovery as compensation for speaking up.
We’ll assist you in the process of bringing what’s known as a “Qui Tam action” against responsible parties to help the U.S. government reclaim what has been taken. Often, Qui Tam litigation involves claims of fraudulent Medicaid and Medicare billing for services not rendered or are unnecessary, or upcoding a medical bill.
If you become aware of activity or attempts to defraud the U.S. government, reach out to a Qui Tam litigation and whistleblower retaliation attorney in Clearwater for help. If your Qui Tam action is successful and the government can recover its loss, a portion of it can be awarded to you.
National and state whistleblower laws protect public and private employees who speak up about their employer’s illegal business practices or refuse to take part in them. Specifically, employers are protected from termination or retaliation for merely reporting unlawful events or activities an employer is engaging in or harboring.
These can include matters of both a civil or criminal nature such as:
Any of these and much more could be cause for a whistleblower to report activity to management or authorities. Under federal and state law, those who speak up are generally protected from any kind of retaliation from their employers such as termination, demotion, reduction in hours, or another employment-related punishment.
If you blew the whistle and your employer punished you for it, get help from a Qui Tam litigation and whistleblower retaliation attorney in Clearwater. At Kwall Barack Nadeau PLLC, we’ll stand by your side as we learn about your situation and craft a unique strategy to help you hold an employer accountable.
We are one of the few firms in Pinellas County, Florida to have two attorneys to have been Board Certified Labor and Employment Law, the highest level of recognition by The Florida Bar.