Difference between revisions of "Whistleblower Protection Laws"

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Whistleblower retaliation can exact a serious toll, including lost pay and benefits, [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/sarbanes-oxley-authorizes-damages-repetitional-harm/ reputational harm], and [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/ighth-circuit-rules-whistleblowers-testimony-suffices-prove-emotional-distress-damages/ emotional distress].  Indeed, whistleblower retaliation can derail a career and deprive the whistleblower of millions of dollars in lost future earnings.
Whistleblower retaliation can exact a serious toll, including lost pay and benefits, [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/sarbanes-oxley-authorizes-damages-repetitional-harm/ reputational harm], and [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/ighth-circuit-rules-whistleblowers-testimony-suffices-prove-emotional-distress-damages/ emotional distress].  Indeed, whistleblower retaliation can derail a career and deprive the whistleblower of millions of dollars in lost future earnings.


Whistleblowers should be rewarded for doing the right thing, but all too often they suffer retaliation and find themselves marginalized and ostracized.  Federal and state whistleblower laws provide several remedies to compensate whistleblowers that have suffered retaliation, including:
Whistleblowers should be rewarded for doing the right thing, but all too often they suffer retaliation and find themselves marginalized and ostracized.  [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/legal-services/whistleblower-retaliation-and-whistleblower-protection-lawyers/ Federal and state whistleblower laws] provide several remedies to compensate whistleblowers that have suffered retaliation, including:
*back pay (lost wages and benefits);
*back pay (lost wages and benefits);
*emotional distress damages;
*emotional distress damages;
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*punitive damages.
*punitive damages.


Click here for examples of substantial verdicts and settlements in whistleblower retaliation cases.  Recently, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court affirmed an award of approximately $3.2 million in a whistleblower protection case.
Click [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/legal-services/whistleblower-retaliation-and-whistleblower-protection-lawyers/whistleblower-verdicts-and-settlements/ here] for examples of substantial [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/legal-services/whistleblower-retaliation-and-whistleblower-protection-lawyers/whistleblower-verdicts-and-settlements/ verdicts and settlements in whistleblower retaliation cases].  Recently, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court affirmed an award of approximately $3.2 million in a whistleblower protection case.


==='''Back Pay in Whistleblower Retaliation Cases'''===
==='''Back Pay in Whistleblower Retaliation Cases'''===