An individual who reveals alleged illegal activities by a private person or entity is colloquially called a whistleblower. The False Claims Act allows an individual who relates information to the government’s recovery if successful.
If you observe fraud by an individual or company that causes losses to the government, contact the Sacramento whistleblower lawyers at the Arnold Law Firm by calling (916) 777-7777. Your initial consultation is free and we are ready to help you today.
Any person or entity who submits false claims or causes another to submit a false claim to the state of California and/or the United States is liable under the False Claims Act or California False Claims Act for trebled damages the government sustains and a penalty of $5,500 to $11,000 per false claim submitted.
Questions about qui tam cases? Check out our qui tam FAQ page.
The False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. 3729 et seq, gives a private individual the right to bring a claim on behalf of the government against any person who knowingly submits or causes to submit a false or fraudulent claim to the United States.
Qui Tam means in Latin “[he] who sues this matter for the king as well as for himself.” It is a legal tool that permits a private individual to bring a claim under the False Claims Act.
There can be a number of unlawful practices that employers can be reported for. Some of these include
It’s important to understand that you do not necessarily need to provide proof of an employer committing misconduct.
The core of a qui tam / whistleblower claim is that you as an employee have been punished by your employer because you reported suspicious activity.
Qui tam lawsuits are among the most difficult cases to litigate. The trial lawyers at the Arnold Law Firm in Sacramento have extensive experience handling intricate and delicate qui tam civil lawsuits successfully.
Our firm maintains the highest levels of discretion and advises potential whistleblowers about their options.
For more information about how we can help you, call us today at (916) 777-7777 and let us review your options. Your initial case review is free of charge.
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Sacramento, CA 95825
Phone: (916) 777-7777
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