What is a Whistleblower, really?

If you want a two-minute answer to this question, watch this video: The False Claims Act (31 U.S.C. § 3729) is a federal law that includes a provision that allows people who are not affiliated with the government to file actions against government contractors for… read more

What is the Texas Whistleblower Act? Chief of Police Files Suit Against City of Harlingen

Under Texas Government Code Section 554.002, an employee of a state or local government is protected from retaliation for reporting, in good faith, a violation of law. When a state or local governmental unit retaliates against an employee who reports a violation of law, the… read more

ATTN Good Faith Whistleblowers – You will not Violate HIPAA by Disclosing Certain Info to Attorney

If you are a potential healthcare whistleblower (say, someone about to blow the whistle on Dr. Fraud for overfilling Medicare), it is legal for an employee of a covered entity to take PHI from their employer and disclose it to a lawyer so that the… read more