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Whistleblower Former Employee Gets Six-Figure Settlement from Maker of Auto Accessories

A former employee who alleged in a lawsuit that Yakima Products Inc. was violating the law when exporting materials from China will receive a substantial payment following the manufacturer’s settlement Read More

Nurse Who Reported Safety Concerns Awarded $41.49 Million in Case Against Kaiser

A former nurse, Maria Gatchalian, was awarded $41.49 million by a Los Angeles Superior Court jury for her claims against Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc. Gatchalian Read More

How Do Job Duties Impact Eligibility For Whistleblower Awards?

Assessing a whistleblower's job duties is critical for determining eligibility for rewards. By checking early on how a whistleblower's job might affect their chances of getting a reward and protection, Read More

CFTC Shatters Records: Unearthing 1,530 Tips in Fiscal Year 2023

The recently released 2023 Annual Report from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) shows that the CFTC's Whistleblower Office recorded an unprecedented 1,530 tips during this period. The received tips highlighted Read More

The Power of Whistleblowers in Exposing Fraud

Whistleblowers play a critical role in exposing corruption and illegal activities. Despite the risks to their personal and professional lives, individuals with information about corporate wrongdoing regularly step forward to Read More

Whistleblowers Crucial in Exposing and Combating Pump and Dump Schemes

The internet has facilitated the proliferation of pump and dump schemes, with social media platforms like Telegram and Discord becoming conduits for hype. While discussing a stock positively on social Read More

Former CEO Raises Concerns Against Rothman Orthopaedics

In recent legal developments, Christopher T. Olivia, the former CEO of Rothman Orthopaedics, has initiated a lawsuit against the medical group, claiming his termination was a result of whistleblowing about Read More

CFTC Awards $18 Million to Whistleblower

On October 12, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) shared that they awarded $18 million to a whistleblower. The award was given through the CFTC Whistleblower Program, established by the Dodd-Frank Read More

What Three SEC Whistleblower Protection Actions Say About Employee Agreements

Three recent enforcement actions from the SEC underscore the importance of companies reviewing their employee agreements, especially in relation to whistleblower protection. All three cases targeted both private and public companies Read More

Neurologist Alleges Retaliation Over Hospital Scheme to Airlift Stroke Patients

A neurologist filed an amended complaint in a Pennsylvania federal court, accusing Jefferson Healthcare System Inc. and Beebe Healthcare in Delaware of retaliating against him for reporting an alleged scheme Read More

Exxon Whistleblower Case Has Far-Reaching Implications

A case before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals is poised to shape the fate of corporate whistleblowers. Lindsey Gulden and Damian Burch v. Exxon Mobil Corporation considers whether a Read More

Dollar Tree Settles for $1.35M Due to Store Safety Violations

Dollar Tree has reached a settlement agreement with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) concerning safety violations observed in its stores. The settlement requires Dollar Tree to pay $1.35 Read More

U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Whistleblower Retaliation Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear Murray v. UBS Securities, LLC. This case revolves around whether a whistleblower bears the burden of proving an employer's retaliatory intent, or Read More

Spirit Airlines Faces FMLA Lawsuit for Incorrectly Denying Leave

In a proposed class action lawsuit filed in Nevada federal court, a former Spirit Airlines flight attendant has alleged that the airline wrongfully denies unpaid Family and Medical Leave Act Read More

SEC Fines Nebraska Company for Violating Whistleblower Safeguards

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently imposed a $225,000 fine on Monolith Resources, a privately held energy and technology company based in Lincoln, Nebraska. The company allegedly required departing Read More

Whistleblower Receives $950K After Reporting False Medi-Cal Claims

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced a $5 million settlement with Lompoc Valley Medical Center (LVMC), a California healthcare provider, for alleged violations of the False Claims Act Read More

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