Defending Against Attack Damages in a Lawsuit: How Social Media Can Help

When seeking a strategy to attack damages in a litigation, defense lawyers make it their mission to use anything and everything at their disposal to strengthen the case of their client. In today’s digital age, this means taking to the web and using a wide range of internet resources, which can include access to a […]

Trends in Whistleblowing in New Jersey

New Jersey is moving toward more comprehensive whistleblower and retaliation law coverage by providing increased protections for employees who alert authorities to wrongdoing. There is currently a bill before the New Jersey Senate that would protect public employees from retaliation for exposing waste or fraud by a governmental entity. This bill is a direct result […]

The Elements of a Whistleblower Lawsuit

Did you identify illegal activity in your workplace? Did your employer threaten to terminate you because you did not want to participate in suspiciously illegal activities? Do not be scared. You are not alone. Federal and state provisions are in place to protect you from whistleblower retaliation. The following article will discuss the elements of […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Whistleblowing

What is a whistleblower? A whistleblower is someone who reports corruption or wrongdoing at his or her workplace. Deciding whether to become a whistleblower is something you should consider seriously because, although blowing the whistle is the right thing to do, there can be consequences. Sometimes these consequences are anticipated and sometimes they are collateral. […]

What You Need to Know About Whistleblower Cases Under NJ Law

You’re worried that something at work might be improper or illegal. You know you’re supposed to be protected from retaliation, but do you know how the law actually works and what it protects? In New Jersey, workers who have a reasonable belief that an employer has committed or allowed others to commit illegal acts are […]

Do I have a Whistleblower Claim in New Jersey

Have you discovered illegal activity at your place of employment? Is your career now being jeopardized because you did the right thing and reported the illegal activity? Under the Whistleblower Protection Act, the federal government’s Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) protects individuals who have observed wrongdoing and who were then punished for doing so, […]

What Is the New Jersey False Claims Act?

Have you worked for a company that you believe has acted fraudulently in regards to its government contracts? Media outlets constantly share stories regarding workers bringing to light wrongful conduct by the businesses they work for. Some people caught in this situation may wonder how they could possibly set things right, but are afraid to […]

Whistleblower Law Clarified by New York Court of Appeals

Whistleblower protection laws exist to help protect employees who report violations of law by their employers. The New York Court of Appeals recently broadened whistleblower protection in New York by removing the requirement that a whistleblower report the specific law, rule, or regulation that the employer allegedly violated at the initial stages of litigation. In […]

Whistleblower Activity – Medical Device Fraud

The medical field is expanding as American society grows and ages. The public trusts medical professionals and companies to protect the health and safety of their patients. When that trust is breached, the only way the public may find out is due to the actions of a brave employee of the company willing to step […]

Do You Have a Whistleblower Case in New Jersey?

Employees are often frightened to speak out against their boss. When you see your employer break the law, you may feel as if you have no real choice. Even though you know you are doing the right thing by speaking out, you may be concerned you will be punished for reporting the violation. Lawmakers want […]