Whistleblower Lawyer in Sacramento

A whistleblower is an individual with knowledge or evidence of an organization’s illegal acts which often includes fraud or corruption. Whistleblowers are often employees, former employees, and others who have access to company documents and internal information. Some employees are fired or threatened with termination when they report violations or other illegal acts to the authorities. Under whistleblower legislation, these actions by an employer are against the law. Whistleblowers in these situations can also claim compensation for lost wages, and psychological or emotional distress. In some cases, they can obtain punitive damages.

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It takes a tremendous amount of bravery to expose wrongdoing by your employer. If you are considering reporting such an issue, the Sacramento whistleblower lawyers will help protect you and your rights from retaliation by your employer. Contact us at (916) 999-9000 for a free consultation.

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    As a Whistleblower, You Are Not Alone

    If you have evidence of illegal acts being committed by your employer, you may feel helpless. But you are not alone. The attorneys at the Tiemann Law Firm are on your side. Our attorneys knows these laws inside-out. We have experience protecting whistleblowers across a wide range of industries. We have helped courageous employees to get their jobs back after being fired — and to collect both rewards and damages.

    The most successful tool the whistleblower has is the False Claims Act. Also known as a qui tam case, the False Claims Act allows an individual to file a lawsuit on behalf of the Government against individuals and corporations that have defrauded government-funded programs. This includes Healthcare Fraud, Government Contracting Fraud, Mortgage Fraud, and Education Fraud. Other whistleblower programs include the SEC Whistleblower Program, the CFTC Whistleblower Program, and the IRS Whistleblower Program. The False Claims Act and other whistleblower programs often involve complex procedural requirements. We can help you navigate these programs. In addition, whistleblowers that are represented by an attorney can remain anonymous when filing complaints with the SEC, CFTC, or IRS Whistleblower Programs.

    Common Unlawful Practices

    There is numerous unlawful practice that employers can be reported for. The most common unlawful practices are:

    • Tax fraud
    • Healthcare / Pharmaceutical fraud
    • Violations of health and safety regulations
    • Discrimination due to Age, Race, Sex, Religion, etc.
    • Falsification of loan documents, invoices and other financial documents
    • Violations of obligations to shareholders or partners in the business
    • Sexual harassment, unfair or deceptive business practices, racial discrimination and other employment law violations

    There are Time Limits to File a Claim

    An individual’s decision to become a whistleblower requires careful consideration, and it is crucial that the proper steps be followed to ensure that the incentives and the protections afforded by the False Claims Act and other whistleblower laws are preserved. Tiemann Law Firms’ whistleblower attorneys guide whistleblowers carefully through the process to ensure their privacy and confidentiality interests are protected. For a free review of your potential case, call (916) 999-9000 and speak with an attorney today. Our whistleblower attorneys are sensitive to confidentiality concerns. All communications with our law firm are confidential and protected by the attorney-client privilege.

    Client Testimonials
    Elizabeth Ochoa Testimonial

    I chose Tiemann Law Firm to help me after a car accident I was involved in. Throughout the entire process, Moe made sure to keep me updated, he always responded quickly whenever  I had questions about anything. My case won thanks to this law firm and its dedication. My experience with Tiemann Law Firm was amazing! 10/10 recommended.

    Dawniel Ewing Testimonial

    I have nothing but great things to say about this firm. They have been extremely helpful and professional when dealing with my case. Anytime I needed anything or wanted to be updated they responded immediately. They made me feel like they cared. Highly recommend them!

    Michael T. Testimonial

    I sat down and met with Jelena Tiemann about my vehicle accident.I presented all of my documentation to her in which she gave me her assessment.Although the Tiemann Law Firm wont be representing me because my settlement offer was pretty good she was very clear,forward and professional about what she felt could and couldn't be done.I recommend this law firm to anyone who needs a helping hand at fighting a case where you don't have to worry about the outcome not going in your favor. Please don't review this business if you received a freebie for writing this review, or if you're connected in any way to the owner or employees.

    Herb T. Testimonial

    The Tiemanns were referred to me by a friend and I am exceptionally happy with the service I received. I had never been in an accident before. I had no idea what to do. Jelena verbally explained how everything would work to me, and she and Peter handled everything. I didn't have to lift a finger once. They went above and beyond for me and I am extremely grateful. I pray I won't ever need this type of assistance again, but I will definitely be referring them to friends and family.

    Jennifer T. Testimonial

    I highly recommend The Tiemann Law Firm! I had never before been in a situation where I sustained injury and had to seek legal representation. I was nervous, traumatized, and had no idea what to expect. Jelena, Peter, and their staff walked me through each step of the process. They explained everything in detail. They patiently answered all my questions, responded quickly to every email, text message, phone call, etc. I felt totally prepared for each new phase of the legal process. Furthermore, they were fearless in their defense of me. In certain situations, when I felt attacked or scared my attorney protected me like I was family. Their diligence, honesty, integrity, and compassion provided a true sense of healing and closure for my family and I. The Tiemann Law Firm accomplished more for me than I ever thought possible and I am forever grateful.