Chicago, Illinois Whistleblower Protection Lawyers
Whistleblower protection laws are used in conjunction with the Federal False Claims Act and the act's qui tam provisions. The laws are designed to encourage private citizens to blow the whistle on government fraud and corruption. A whistleblower is protected from retaliatory action under these laws. Schad, Diamond & Shedden, P.C. represents clients in these complex actions and seeks damages for retaliation.
Federal whistleblower statutes of limitations are very short―some as short as 30 days. If you believe you have a potential retaliation claim, it is important to seek legal help as soon as possible. Call Schad, Diamond & Shedden, P.C. today at 312-985-0207 to schedule your free initial consultation. You can also e-mail us and we will be in touch with you promptly.
Attorneys handling whistleblower claims
We are currently managing over 60 cases that were brought under the Illinois Whistleblower Reward and Protection Act. Schad, Diamond & Shedden, P.C. is dedicated to protecting people who report government wrongdoing. Examples of fraud and corruption on behalf of government agencies can include the following:
- Overcharging government agencies
- Selling faulty products to government agencies
- Tax evasion
- Failing to remit taxes owed to government agencies
Our attorneys can fully investigate the action and seek all relief that is necessary to compensate you for retaliation such as the following:
Under whistleblower protections laws, you may be entitled to double back pay, interest, extraordinary damages due to discrimination or retaliation, attorney's fees and costs.
If your employer has retaliated against for protected activities, Schad, Diamond & Shedden, P.C. can fight for you. Contact us today to schedule a free initial consultation.