Los Angeles Whistleblower Lawyer
Am I a Whistleblower?
Under California law if you are terminated, or otherwise retaliated against for
reporting illegal conduct on the part of your employer to any government agency,
you may have the right to bring an action against that employer for wrongful
termination under statutes such as California's Labor Code section 1102.5. Even if you only report the illegal conduct internally to the
employer, you may still have a valid legal claim if you are retaliated against.
This applies regardless of whether or not you are an at-will employee.
If you have been terminated or otherwise retaliated against because of you
reported illegal activity in the workplace, you need an experienced
whistleblower lawyer to assist you in prosecuting your claim through a very
complex legal process.
What if I was Retaliated for Reporting Safety
Violations? Am I Still a Whistleblower?
Yes. If you are retaliated against for reporting workplace safety issues,
either to your employer or to an agency OSHA or Cal-OSHA, you are a
whistleblower and have legal protections, both under California common law and
Labor Code section 6310.
What if I Participated in the Employer's Illegal
Is it Still Possible for me to Bring a Claim?
Yes. You may still have a valid claim, even if you participated in the employer's illegal conduct.
In fact, there have been many cases where a whistleblower participated in the
illegal conduct, yet received a large award.
What if the Subject of my Whistleblowing is my
employer is Defrauding the Government?
If your employer is defrauding the government, e.g. fraudulent medical billing
to Medicare or Medical, overcharging for defense contracting work, billing the
government for work not performed, then you may have a claim under the False
Claims Act. These claims are referred to as
claims. For more information about these claims, click
25 Years Experience
Mr. Johnston has been a lawyer for more than 25 years. He has for years been successfully representing whistleblower employees in Los Angeles and other areas of California, and is fully qualified to handle your claim. If you
believe that your employer has been defrauding the government, or if you have
been retaliated against for reporting other types of illegal conduct by your
employer, and would like to consult with a whistleblower lawyer
in Los Angeles, we invite you to contact our office and make an appointment to
speak with attorney Johnston about your case.
Want to Find Out Right Away
if You Have a Valid Whistleblower Case?
If you believe you have been the victim of employment discrimination in
your workplace, we invite you to contact attorney Johnston about your
potential claim(s) by clicking on the link in the box at left.
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