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  • By: Robichaux Law Firm, LLC

A whistleblower is anyone who reports the immoral, fraudulent, or otherwise harmful activity of an individual or organization. There are many provisions and laws set up on both a federal and state level to protect and encourage whistleblowers. One of the most central whistleblower protection laws is the False Claims Act, which was also the first law of its kind. The FCA protects anyone who “blows the whistle” on actions that financially damage the US government, usually through fraud. It does this in part through a provision allowing for qui tam suits, or suits filed by individuals or NGOs on behalf of the US government. In addition to protecting these whistleblowers, the FCA mandates that if their information led to a successful prosecution, they will be given a portion of…Read More

  • By: Robichaux Law Firm, LLC

We might start here by defining the term “whistleblower.” A whistleblower is any person who decides to inform on a powerful person or organization engaged in wrongdoing. Their aim is ultimately to stop the wrongdoing by exposing it. Often, whistleblowers have only been privy to the wrongdoing because work or operate within the organization or in the employ of the person doing the wrongdoing. This means that whistleblowing often comes at significant risk and great potential expense to the whistleblower themselves. Whistleblowers, by definition, have made the decision to be brave for the greater good. These are people who have seen injustice taking place, and have decided to do something about it. Many injustices are enabled by people seeing them and deciding that they can’t or won’t do anything about…Read More

A Personal Injury Lawyer with 40 Years of Experience
  • By: Robichaux Law Firm, LLC

It is traumatic and trying simply to be involved in any kind of accident, but the situation is taken to a whole new level when you are injured in it. Now you may have to deal with medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering during recovery. Many people even find themselves facing judgment and discouragement from friends, neighbors and family members. During such an isolating and frustrating time it is important to have an experienced personal injury lawyer in the New Orleans, LA, area on your side—and that is where we come in with 44 years of experience helping our clients receive the compensation they deserve. How Our Lawyers Can Help Your Injury may have forced you to take time off of work and cost you even more in…Read More