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Qui Tam

New York Whistleblower Attorney

New York City Qui Tam Lawyer

As an employee you want to do what is best for the company or individual you work for. However, if you are aware of any fraud or criminal activity your employer is engaging in against the government, you should report it.

Under the False Claims Act a person can, in a private lawsuit called a "qui tam" action, sue the company or individual in violation of a government regulation. The person is commonly referred to as a "whistleblower." You may be rewarded for exposing the wrongdoing by getting a percentage of any amounts recovered in the lawsuit, including attorney fees.

Whistleblower Law Representation

At the Law Office of John M. Lambros, located in Manhattan, New York whistleblower attorney John M. Lambros, has over a decade of legal representation experience. He can effectively represent you in a qui tam or whistleblower action against the employer, company or individual committing fraud in violation of government procedures. Contact the Law Office of John M. Lambros to schedule an initial consultation.

The violation against the government has to be more than a minor infraction and must be substantial in nature. Usually this means a fraud or criminal action such as:

  • Fraud or abuse of government programs such as Medicare/Medicaid, student aid and housing subsidies
  • Tax fraud including failure to report income or false deductions/credits
  • False marketing/advertising practices
  • Misuse of government stimulus money
  • Any scheme to defraud or steal from the government
  • Public health or safety violations such as workplace safety

Protection Against Employer Retaliation

Although reporting substantial wrongdoings by your employer is the right thing to do, your employer may feel differently. If you are fired as a result of a whistleblower action, you may have a claim for wrongful termination. Attorney Lambros can fight any retaliation by your employer and seek compensation and even reinstatement of your position. He has extensive experience in representing employees against wrongful employment actions.

Do the Right Thing

Contact the Law Office of John M. Lambros to schedule a consultation with an experienced New York City qui tam lawyer. We can discuss your case with you and move forward with the best possible plan.

Disclaimer: This publication and the information included in it are not intended to serve as a substitute for consultation with an attorney. Specific legal issues, concerns and conditions always require the advice of appropriate legal professionals.

New York City Law Offices of John M. Lambros serves clientele in a wide geographical area throughout NYC, including Manhattan, Queens, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Long Island, the Financial District, Civic Center, the Upper West Side, West Village, East Village, Greenwich Village, Tribeca, Melrose, Midtown and Manhattan Valley, in New York County, Bronx County, Queens County, Kings County, Nassau County and Suffolk County.

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