There is an unwritten tradition in the American labor market stating that employers should give two weeks notice before terminating an employee, and that workers should give two weeks’ notice before resigning. But is there any legal consequence to giving …
As discussed in the prior articles, the federal False Claims Act (FCA) only applies to fraudulent claims made against the federal government. The FCA does not cover fraud in state or local government contracts. In order to fill that gap, …
Whistleblowers are often concerned about losing their jobs after filing a lawsuit. The False Claims Act has one of the strictest anti-retaliation provisions in federal law. Click to learn more about False Claims Act retaliation.
The process for filing an FCA claim is unique, and must be followed to the letter. Click here to learn more about False Claims Act Procedure.
Many False Claims Act cases arise when whistleblowers report medical billing fraud. Click to learn about some common types of illegal medical billing fraud.
The False Claims Act, or FCA, forbids any government contractor from making a “false or fraudulent” claim for payment against the federal government. The FCA also applies to many types of wrongful action that may not fit the traditional definition …
Federal law imposes serious penalties on anyone who makes a false or fraudulent claim for payment against the government. An employee who blows the whistle on fraud can recover up to 30% of the total award. Click to learn more about the False Claims Act.
Employers face serious legal consequences if they fail to pay wages. But what if they pay late? Late paychecks are against the law, and the financial penalties can be severe. Click to learn more.
Many Louisiana employers face lawsuits regarding their illegal policies regarding meal and rest breaks. Click to learn more.
If your employer hasn’t paid you the wages or overtime you are owed, should you bring them to court? And how much can you recover? The answer may be, more than you think.