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Does the Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower protection law authorize emotional distress damages?

 

Compensatory Damages/Emotional Distress Damages Under the SOX Whistleblower Law

Yes.  The Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower protection law authorizes an award of special damages, i.e., compensation for emotional distress and reputational harm.  There is no cap on special damages under SOX, and some whistleblowers have obtained more than one million dollars in special damages at trial:

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Jason Zuckerman, Principal of Zuckerman Law, litigates whistleblower retaliation, qui tam, wrongful discharge, and other employment-related claims. He is rated 10 out of 10 by Avvo, was recognized by Washingtonian magazine as a “Top Whistleblower Lawyer” in 2015 and selected by his peers to be included in The Best Lawyers in America® and in SuperLawyers.