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Whistleblower Incentives In Financial Reform Bill

Posted By Regan Zambri & Long || 16-Aug-2010

Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, founding partner

                                                                                                                    

I blogged recently about legislation  introduced to protect whistleblowers.  The Financial Times (8/9, Eaglesham, Masters) reports that the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill includes new whistleblowing incentives that could mean multimillion dollar rewards for informants and could lead to an increase in allegations against US companies and banks.  The purpose behind the bill is to encourage workers to come forward to stop companies from engaging in unethical, dangerous behavior that threatens consumer and patient safety, which, in teh end, also adversely impact our economy and communities.

I applaud the legislation, and I encourage workers to have the courage to come forward and speak out against corporate misdeeds.

My firm accepts whistleblower cases.  We work to ensure that justice is obtained for  the whistleblower and for all consumers.

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About the author:

Mr. Zambri is a board-certified civil trial attorney by the National Board of Trial Advocates and a Past-President of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. He has been rated by Washingtonian magazine as a "Big Gun" and among the "top 1%" of all lawyers in the Washington metropolitan area. The magazine also describes him as "one of Washington’s best–most honest and effective lawyers" who specializes in personal injury matters, including whistleblower actions, automobile accident claims, premises liability, product liability, medical malpractice, and work-accident claims.  Mr. Zambri has also been acknowledged as one of "The Best Lawyers in America" by Best Lawyers (2011 edition), and has been repeatedly named a "Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyer magazine (March/April 2010)–a national publication that honors the top lawyers in America.

If you have any questions about your legal rights, please email Mr. Zambri at szambri@reganfirm.com or call him at 202-822-1899.

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