Difference between revisions of "Whistleblower Protection Laws"

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=='''Relief or Damages for SOX Whistleblowers'''==
=='''Relief or Damages for SOX Whistleblowers'''==
A prevailing SOX whistleblower can recover:
*lost wages and benefits;
*[https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/sp_faq/can-osha-order-reinstatement-sarbanes-oxley-whistleblower/ reinstatement] or [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/sp_faq/what-is-front-pay/front pay]; and
*special damages, which includes [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/sp_faq/sarbanes-oxley-whistleblower-protection-law-authorize-emotional-distress-damages/ emotional distress], impairment of reputation, personal humiliation, and other non-economic harm resulting from retaliation.
There is no cap on special damages under SOX, and some state whistleblower protection laws enable whistleblowers to recover punitive damages.  Recently corporate whistleblowers have obtained substantial recoveries in SOX whistleblower cases:
*[https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/jury-awards-former-bio-rad-counsel-8m-sarbanes-oxley-whistleblower-case/ Jury Awards Former Bio-Rad Counsel $11M] in Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Case
*[https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/jury-awards-million-dollars-whistleblower-sarbanes-oxley-case/ Jury Awards Six Million Dollars to Whistleblower] in Sarbanes-Oxley Case
*Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Recovers Nearly $5 Million
*JP Morgan SOX Whistleblower Wins $1.13M at Trial
*UBS Whistleblower Prevails at Trial in SOX Whistleblower Case


=='''Litigating Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Cases'''==
=='''Litigating Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Cases'''==