Dallas Whistleblower Defense Attorney
Whistleblowers Deserve Aggressive Representation
Whistleblowers assume great risk in speaking out against large companies. At The Hunnicutt Law Group, we understand that representation of whistleblowers is important and we will work hard to provide you with the legal counsel that you deserve.
The disclosure of what you know must be handled strategically so as not to jeopardize the case and your potential reward for uncovering the fraud. The law provides for specific steps and actions that only an experienced lawyer can provide.
If you have uncovered misconduct or fraud, contact The Hunnicutt Law Group. We are well-versed in all matters regarding whistleblower laws and we strive to ensure that our clients are aggressively represented.
Our Dallas business law attorney provides you with resources and information on countless other protections you are afforded.
Whistleblower Laws in Texas
Did you know that there are various laws and protections in place for whistleblowers? You are protected against retaliation from a business owner and you may be protected at both the state and federal level. Whether you are exposing the fraud of corporations or of a government official, having the right legal guidance can make all the difference. Doing business with the government includes Medicare, Medicaid, TriCare, and selling goods and services to the government. Texas is one of the states that has passed whistleblower laws at the state level in order to protect employees from retaliation.
Take a look at an overview of these laws below:
- This law protects only public employees from retaliation.
- Retaliation is defined as any adverse action, such as suspension or termination.
- Workers may sue for seniority, benefits, back pay, and other damages.
- Supervisor penalties are a capped at a maximum of $15,000.
Get the Legal Help You Need
Are you interested in obtaining representation? Do you have questions regarding whistleblowers laws and how you are protected? Do not hesitate to work with an attorney. Do not face corporate or government attorneys without your own legal counsel. In fact, as an individual, you cannot represent yourself in a whistleblower case as you are essentially representing the government. Filing a whistleblower case without counsel is essentially practicing law without a license.