July 24

What is the False Claims Act?

What is the False Claims Act? The False Claims Act allows people with knowledge of suspected false claims to sue on the government’s behalf.  If the Justice Department joins one of these “qui tam” lawsuits, the plaintiff can receive 15% to 25% of recoveries. If the department doesn’t join, the plaintiff can pursue the case.

March 28

FEDERAL WHISTLEBLOWER CLAIMS – Prohibited Personnel Practices

Federal Whistleblower Claims Employment Lawyer Gregory Hall handles a broad range of federal sector employment cases, include federal whistleblower claims before the MSPB.  A federal employee or applicant for employment engages in whistleblowing when the individual discloses to the Special Counsel or an Inspector General or comparable agency official (or to others, except when disclosure.

May 4

WHISTLEBLOWER CLAIM FOR TAX FRAUD

All whistleblower claims for tax fraud must be submitted to the IRS under penalty of perjury. Individuals must submit information on Form 211, application for Award for Original Information to claim an award. You can obtain the form at http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f211.pdf Complete the form and mail it to: Internal Revenue Service Whistleblower Office SE:WO 1111 Constitution.

January 18

WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTIONS FOR FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

There a multitude of laws protecting whistleblowers. This information pertains to Whistleblower complaints filed by federal employees over which the Merit Systems Protection Board (“Board”) has jurisdiction. The information contained herein is not exhaustive, nor does it constitute legal advice, but is intended to provide an overview of whistleblower protections. Whistleblowers should consult with a.

January 17

FAA WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTION PROGRAM

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION EMPLOYEES – FILING A WHISTLEBLOWER COMPLAINTS Special rules govern whistleblower complaints for FAA employees.  The information contained herein is not exhaustive, nor does it constitute legal advice, but is intended to provide an overview of whistleblower protections.  Whistleblowers should consult with a whistleblower lawyer to obtain legal advice. A complaint must be.

January 17

Do You Have a False Claims Act Claim?

False Claims Act A False Claims Act case involves proving that someone cheated the Federal Government out of $250,000.00 or more: So to bring a claim you must have personal knowledge that someone is cheating the Federal Government out of more than $250,000.00. Most often claims involve overcharging for a product, failing to perform a.

January 15

Whistleblower Protections in the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act

The U.S. Congress passed the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (H.R. 4040) which includes Whistleblower protection for employees in the retail and manufacturing sectors who report product safety violations under the CPS Act.  The CPS Act specifically allows for jury trials. Under the CPS Act, employees of manufacturers, private labelers, distributors and retailers are.