Whistleblower

How Whistleblowers Like You Help by Reporting Construction Fraud

The construction industry plays a vital role in shaping our built environment, from residential homes to commercial buildings and infrastructure projects. However, this industry is not immune to fraudulent practices that can compromise project integrity, public safety, and ethical standards.  In such cases, whistleblowers like you can make a profound difference by reporting construction fraud, helping to […]

How Whistleblowers Like You Help by Reporting Construction Fraud Read More »

Medicare and Medicaid Fraud

Blowing the Whistle on Medicare and Medicaid Fraud

In fiscal year 2023, Medicare and Medicaid had about $115 billion in “improper payments.” Medicare and Medicaid fraud not only costs taxpayers, but it can compromise the health care system. Fraud covers many activities, including but not limited to kickbacks, overcharging, billing for services a medical professional did not provide, and submitting false claims. Employees of a medical

Blowing the Whistle on Medicare and Medicaid Fraud Read More »

financial industry fraud

Financial Industry Fraud: How the False Claims Act Protects Whistleblowers

Originally signed in 1863 by President Lincoln, the False Claims Act protects whistleblowers from defrauding the federal government. During the Civil War, many suppliers provided poor goods and services to the troops. Lincoln signed the Act into law to target financial industry fraud against the government by government contractors. The False Claims Act has been revised many times since

Financial Industry Fraud: How the False Claims Act Protects Whistleblowers Read More »

SEC Whistleblower Program

What Is the SEC Whistleblower Program?

The financial markets drive American commerce, including investments by individuals and businesses and acquiring capital for operations. The SEC’s job is to keep Wall Street and financial institutions free of corruption and fraud. However, the SEC often becomes overwhelmed and cannot catch all instances of wrongdoing before it affects investors. That is where whistleblowers come

What Is the SEC Whistleblower Program? Read More »

defense contractor fraud

Defense Contractor Fraud: Why Whistleblowers Are So Important

With billions of dollars worth of active defense contracts for the U.S. military, it’s no surprise that the result is fierce competition. Unfortunately, this competitive landscape sometimes leads to fraudulent practices by defense contractors. In these cases, whistleblowers are essential for bringing these crimes to the government’s attention. But it’s equally important for those whistleblowers

Defense Contractor Fraud: Why Whistleblowers Are So Important Read More »

What Is a Whistleblower and How Is a Whistleblower Protected From Retaliation Through the Law? 64663341590c4.jpeg

What Is a Whistleblower and How Is a Whistleblower Protected From Retaliation Through the Law?

Attorney James H. Shoemaker, Jr. is a Newport News, VA, attorney who works routinely with individuals who have been involved in a whistleblower case or retaliation. His years of experience ensure that you obtain the representation you need to protect yourself in the event of whistleblower retaliation successfully. What Is a Whistleblower? A whistleblower is

What Is a Whistleblower and How Is a Whistleblower Protected From Retaliation Through the Law? Read More »

Retaliation Against Whistleblowers: 5 Subtle Signs You Are Being Retaliated Against 64663352d901c.jpeg

Retaliation Against Whistleblowers: 5 Subtle Signs You Are Being Retaliated Against

Whistleblowing is a high-stakes game. When you report misconduct, you are putting your job, reputation, and even your safety at risk. And unfortunately, retaliation against whistleblowers is all too common. According to a Global Business Ethics Survey, about one-third of whistleblowers experience retaliation.  Retaliation can take many forms, from verbal abuse to being passed over

Retaliation Against Whistleblowers: 5 Subtle Signs You Are Being Retaliated Against Read More »

4 Different Types of Whistleblower Retaliation You Might Encounter 6466335e5b007.png

4 Different Types of Whistleblower Retaliation You Might Encounter

Whistleblowers who report wrongdoing face retaliation from their employers. Retaliation can take many different forms, from demotion to firing. In this blog post, we’ll explore four types of retaliation that whistleblowers might encounter. Discharge Discharge is an act of whistleblower retaliation in which an employer terminates an employee for reporting misconduct. Employees who speak up

4 Different Types of Whistleblower Retaliation You Might Encounter Read More »

How Can We Help?

* All required fields.
Please only include non-medical responses.

Accessibility Toolbar