Read through our collection of frequently asked questions geared at potential whistleblowers. Each page of FAQs outlines detailed information tied to Qui Tam cases, the legal process as well commonly used False Claims Act terms and definitions.
Am I A Whistleblower?
Find out more about who can be a whistleblower and expose fraud. Get additional information on filing anonymous whistleblower claims and how participating in fraudulent practices may affect your false claims case and potential recovery.
Checklist for Potential Qui Tam Relators
Reference our checklist to determine if you will be able to proceed with a whistleblower false claims case. Additionally, get tips on how to keep relevant documents protected and confidential before meeting with legal representation about your case.
Whistleblower Definitions and Laws
Get up to speed on the key terminology relating to Qui Tam relators and False Claims Act cases. Our list of definitions also includes detailed information on the types of fraud covered by the False Claims Act as well as the penalties for violations.
How do I File an Action?
Learn more about how to file a Qui Tam action. While it’s important to seek legal counsel as soon as you can, here we provide insight about the necessary evidence to prove your case, deadlines for filing an action, along with reporting fraud to your employer or the government.
Benefits, Costs and Consequences to Being a Whistleblower
Weigh the pros and cons of filing a Qui Tam lawsuit while learning more about the potential costs, risks and benefits that may occur as a result of your case. This set of frequently asked questions also provides details on the potential publicity that may result from your case.
What Happens After the Case is Filed?
These Qui Tam FAQs dive into typical fraud investigations, including how long the litigation process may take, steps that are taken by you, your legal counsel and the government after your case is filed, as well as different types of case closures and resolutions.
Filing a Qui Tam lawsuit may negatively affect your career in the long-term. However, there are anti-retaliation provisions tied to the False Claims Act that prevent your employer from firing, demoting or harassing you in any way relating to the case. Learn more about your rights and protections here.
Seeking legal counsel as quickly as possible is paramount when exploring a potential claim under the False Claims Act. Get more information on obtaining an experienced lawyer that specializes in Qui Tam cases and has demonstrated success for other whistleblowers.
Questions Regarding Behn & Wyetzner
Get detailed information about working with the experienced Behn & Wyetzner legal team. Here, we outline how to get started with a case evaluation and share details about how our firm is only paid when we’re able to obtain a successful recovery on behalf of our clients.