Someone who successfully sues an employer on a whistleblower case can get front pay, back pay, if the person was terminated. Back pay is the amount of compensation the employee would have received if they had not been fired – they can get all of the pay that they would have been entitled to up […]
What should I look for in a whistleblower attorney?
You should look for an attorney with experience regarding whistleblower cases. Someone who not only has experience but is familiar with the courts and the defense attorneys in the area. Our whistleblower experience We have represented a variety of employees, everywhere from executive-level on down to frontline. In retaliation cases, we’ve successfully settled every one […]
Do I need an attorney for my whistleblower case?
Most likely you will. Whistleblower lawsuits are complex. A consultation with a San Jose whistleblower attorney will help you decide what is best for your case. If you have an email where it is reported that there is illegal activity going on, and then the employee gets fired or demoted almost immediately thereafter, and it’s […]
Description of a Recent Whistleblower Case
We had a whistleblower case recently that had a particularly good result. It involved a distributor of motorcycle parts. We represented the vice president of the company, who noticed that the company’s president was bringing merchandise in but not recording that it had been received. The president altered the records to show only that some […]
Whistleblower – Proving Retaliation by an Employer
How do you prove a whistleblower case? Usually, the best way to prove that there has been retaliation against a whistleblower is some type of documentary trail. Maybe there is some email that reflects that a complaint was made to a governmental agency or within the organization itself, and then after that complaint was made […]