Experienced Top Rated whistleblower lawyers fight to protect whistleblowers’ rights and secure just compensation. Columbia, S.C. attorney, Butch Bowers, has teamed with the top rated whistleblower lawyers at Miller Law Group to protect South Carolina whistleblowers who blow the whistle on government fraud.
The False Claims Act was enacted to encourage insiders to report fraud against government programs. Under the Act, whistleblowers are empowered to file qui tam lawsuit on behalf of the government. This lawsuits are filed under seal, meaning in secrete. The seal period allows the government to investigate the claim and decide whether to intervene in the case. If the government intervenes in the case, the whistleblower is entitled to received up to 25 percent of any recovery.
It is important to speak with an experienced whistleblower lawyer prior to report the fraud. The False Claims has specific requirements that must be followed, or a whistleblower may forfeit certain right to recovery.
If you are considering becoming a whistleblower, contact Miller Law Group for a free consultation or call 919-348-4361.