Deskin Law Firm
Representing Individuals in False Claims Act Matters
Section 3730(h) of the False Claims Act prohibits an employer from retaliating against you for attempting to uncover or report fraud on the federal government. If retaliation does occur, you may also be awarded “all relief necessary to make the employee whole,” including reinstatement, back pay, two times the amount of back pay, litigation costs, and attorney fees.
There are limitations and pitfalls however:
There may be additional or alternative damages available to you under applicable state statute, common law, or other whistleblower statutes.