If you have suffered retaliation for whistleblowing, it is critical to retain an experienced Virginia whistleblower lawyer to thoroughly assess potential claims and devise a strategy to maximize your recovery.
To schedule a confidential consultation with our whistleblower lawyers, call us today at (202) 262-8959.
Several Virginia and federal laws protect whistleblowers against retaliation, and some whistleblower laws reward disclosures of original information about Medicaid fraud, Medicare fraud, tax fraud, securities fraud, and fraud on the government.
Virginia Whistleblower Protection Law
Virginia recently adopted a robust whistleblower protection law.New Virginia Whistleblower Law Offers Broad Employee Protection
2020 Legislative Session Heralds a Sea Change in Virginia Employment Law
Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act
Defense Contractor Whistleblower Protection Law
Employees of federal contractors and grantees are protected from retaliation under the NDAA whistleblower protection law.Whistleblower Protections Under the National Defense Authorization Act (w-008-5821)
Virginia Healthcare Whistleblower Protection Law
Virginia’s healthcare worker whistleblower protection law protects employees of assisted living facilities, adult day care centers, and child welfare agencies for reporting misconduct and/or abuse in assisted living facilities, adult day care centers, and child welfare agencies.
Sarbanes-Oxley Corporate Whistleblower Protection Law
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act whistleblower protection provision covers employees at Virginia public companies and contractors of public companies. To learn about the scope of the Sarbanes-Oxley corporate whistleblower protection law, download our free guide Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Protection: Robust Protection for Corporate Whistleblowers.
Corporate whistleblowers in Virginia may also be protected under the Dodd-Frank whistleblower law.
Tax Fraud Whistleblower Protection Law
The Taxpayer First Act protects tax whistleblowers against retaliation for reporting tax fraud or underpayment of tax or any conduct which the employee reasonably believes constitutes a violation of the internal revenue laws or any provision of Federal law relating to tax fraud. See our article in Accounting Today: Whistleblower protections for accountants and tax professionals bolstered by new law.
How Can a Virginia Whistleblower Retaliation Lawyer Get a Whistleblower Award or Compensation for Retaliation?
An experienced Virginia whistleblower retaliation lawyer can investigate your potential claims and advise you on the optimal strategy to maximize your recovery. Remedies for retaliation include:
- back pay with interest;
- damages for emotional distress and reputational harm; and
- attorney fees, litigation costs, and expert witness fees.
To schedule a confidential consultation, call us today at (202) 262-8959.