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Whistleblower Claims

Looking for a Florida whistleblower claim attorney?
If you need whistleblower protection, you need an experienced Miami law firm

Both state and federal law can protect employees known as "whistleblowers" who oppose or report illegal activity or dangerous workplace conditions on the part of their employer. If you believe that whistleblower protection might be applicable in your situation, you should act quickly to contact an experienced Miami whistleblower retaliation attorney at the Law Office of Pelayo Duran. Call today to arrange a free legal consultation. Our whistleblower retaliation attorneys can help you to understand your legal rights and assess any possible recovery of damages.

The law concerning whistleblower retaliation and protection can vary significantly, depending on the specifics of your particular situation, but certain fact patterns seem to recur often. These may include some or all of the following:

  • An employee is disciplined, fired or demoted for reporting fraud committed by a supervisor
  • An employee is disciplined, fired or demoted for reporting workplace health or safety code
  • An employee is disciplined, fired or demoted for reporting the concealment or “cover up” of public safety issues by their employer to an external agency
  • An employee is dismissed, disciplined, fired or demoted for for reporting or complaining about instances of discrimination or harassment in the workplace
  • An employee is disciplined, fired or demoted for reporting for supporting the report or complaint of another employee concerning race discrimination or sexual harassment in the workplace.

Considering whistleblower activity?

Talk to our whistleblower retaliation lawyers immediately.

If you believe that any of these situations applies to you, or if you are in a position where you are considering engaging in whistleblower activity but are afraid of retaliation by your employer, you should contact us as soon as possible. We are able to represent clients from Miami and all other parts of the state of Florida.

After meeting with our experienced employment discrimination attorneys you will have a much better understanding of your rights under the state or federal employment law that applies to you. There are a number of laws which may come into play when it comes to whistleblower protection. These include the Florida Private Sector Whistleblower Act, Florida Civil Rights Act, Title VII of the US Civil Rights Act, and the federal Family Medical Leave Act retaliation provisions.

Different laws will apply, according to the different situations. There are many variables that will determine the specific legal protections available to you. These include whether you are a state or federal employee; whether the industry you work in is highly regulated; the number of employees in your workplace; and more. All of these things will determine whether you are protected and exactly how your rights are protected, but they can also affect the statute of limitations, or how long you have to file a claim in state or federal court. So call right now for a free consultation.

The only way to ensure that you do not miss your opportunity to pursue a claim is to contact a qualified Florida whistleblower retaliation attorney as soon as possible. The Law Office of Pelayo Duran will assist you in filing your claim and stand beside you to defend your legal rights each step of the way.

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