Patients rely on care providers to give them advice based on their own best interests, but when kickbacks are involved, these patients are getting advice based on something else entirely that could put their health at risk. Whistleblowers are encouraged to fight back for the benefit of everyone. Here’s how whistleblowers can fight kickbacks in the health care industry.
In this video I discuss the issue of whistleblowing and Non-Disclosure Agreements, especially the question of whether and how you can blow the whistle if you have signed a Non-Disclosure Agreement?
Partnerships and LLCs, are they the magic bullet to help protect whistleblower confidentiality? In this video I discuss the benefits and limitations of whistleblowers using a corporate entity (like an LLC) or a partnership (LLP) to protect themselves from whistleblower retaliation. In short, using an LLC or LLP can be helpful, but: (1) only in specific limited situations; (2) there are risks that come with using a partnership or a corporate form while you are blowing the whistle; and (3) you cannot guarantee anonymity.
So why not file a whistleblower case? Regardless of how strong your evidence and your case is, there are significant risks to blowing the whistle. In this video I walk through some of the reasons why you might decide to NOT blow the whistle.