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Georgia Counties: Whistleblower & Qui Tam Lawyers, Attorneys, and Law Firms

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Whistleblower Protection In The United States

The United States has numerous safeguards in place to make sure that those who file whistleblower claims can do so without being targeted for doing the right thing. If you wish to report your employer's fraud or misconduct but you're worried that they will retaliate against you if you report their actions, a whistleblower law firm in Georgia can help.

Whistleblower attorneys can give you information about all of the protections that you have in a whistleblower case, including protection granted by Georgia law and federal laws against demotion, harassment or other types of retaliation from your employer.

Types Of Whistleblower Claims

Employees become whistleblowers by reporting various forms of illegal activity carried out by employers and other entities. These activities can include:

  • Environmental violations (often involving release of toxic substances into the air or water)
  • Kickbacks and bribes
  • Fraudulent billing or accounting fraud
  • Tax fraud
  • Securities fraud (SEC whistleblower cases)
  • Health and safety violations
  • Military contractor fraud/defense contractor fraud (bid rigging, invoice issues such as overcharging, contract violations)
  • Procurement fraud
  • Health care fraud (Medicaid fraud and Medicare fraud)
  • Tax fraud and tax evasion

Law firms that handle whistleblower cases in Georgia can help you understand what options you have if you have knowledge of these or any other activities where an employer is violating the law. They make sure that the process goes as smoothly as possible and that you are protected during the whistleblowing process.

What Is A Qui Tam Lawsuit?

"Qui tam" is a legal term that typically arises in cases involving the federal False Claims Act. It relates to whistleblower claims where a person files a lawsuit alleging that a private entity is defrauding the federal government. In qui tam cases, the government can recover any funds that were illegally obtained, and the whistleblower may receive a portion of the amount recovered. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Dodd-Frank Act also contain qui tam provisions related to the securities and foreign corrupt practices.

Find Georgia Whistleblower Lawyers To Help You

Use FindLaw to hire a local whistleblower lawyer to protect you from retaliation and potentially even collect a percentage of the recovery.

How do I choose a lawyer?

Many lawyers offer free or low-cost consultations. Finding a lawyer that can align to your needs and goals may impact the outcome of your legal matter. Things to do to help get you started include:

  • Ask for recommendations and referrals from friends, family, and colleagues
  • Research attorneys online through directories and bar association websites
  • Review qualifications and experience
  • Interview prospective lawyers
  • Consider compatibility
  • Read client reviews and references
  • Determine conflicts of interest


Making an informed decision when choosing an attorney requires time to research if a lawyer is a good fit for you. Asking the right questions can help you determine if they have the approach, capabilities, and experience to assist you in your legal matter. Some questions to ask a potential attorney include:

  • What is your experience and expertise in this area of law?
  • Have you handled cases like mine and what were the outcomes?
  • What strategy would you use for this type of case?
  • What are the biggest challenges of my case?
  • What is your fee structure and how do your charge for your services?

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