What to Do if You Have a Qui Tam Case
If you believe you have information that may form the basis of a qui tam case, it is important to secure an attorney with experience in these matters.
The rules in the False Claims Act are quite complex, as is dealing with the Department of Justice. You need an advisor who can guide you through the labyrinth. In addition, if you hold a position of leadership in a publicly held company, you may find yourself in a conflict-of-interest situation, where the DOJ says you must keep silent about a qui tam case while the proceedings are sealed but the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission says you must disclose meaningful information about your company to shareholders. It is essential that you have sound legal advice so that you don’t create trouble for yourself while attempting to do the right thing as a whistleblower.
At Avram Blair & Associates, we can guide you through the process while protecting your interests.