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TN Appeals Court Reinstates Hostile Work Environment And Whistleblower Claims
An individual may file a claim under Tennessee's "whistleblower statute"—the Tennessee Public Protection Act (TPPA)—if she was fired solely for reporting or refusing to participate in illegal activity.
United States
15 Jul 2019
Court Blows The Whistle On Sevierville Police Officer's TPPA Claims
Under the Tennessee Public Protection Act (TPPA), also known as the "whistleblower statute," it is unlawful to fire an employee "solely for refusing to participate in, or for refusing to remain silent
United States
27 Feb 2019
TN Court Of Appeals Upholds $425,000 Award In Favor Of Nurse Who Blew The Whistle
In Tennessee, it's against the law to terminate an employee who blows the whistle in furtherance of public policy. Recently, the Tennessee Court of Appeals ...
United States
29 Nov 2017
The Defend Trade Secrets Act And Whistleblowers: Protections And Vulnerabilities
President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act ("DTSA") during his last year in office.
United States
5 Apr 2017
Turning The Table On Whistleblowers: Alabama State Court Allows Employer Lawsuit To Proceed Against Whistleblower
Turning the table on Whistleblowers: Alabama state court allows employer lawsuit to proceed against whistleblower
United States
5 Nov 2015
Successful Rule 9(b) Defense Of False Claims Act Whistleblower Litigation
The lure of significant monetary awards continues to stimulate high-risk whistleblower actions under the False Claims Act, and these claims are increasingly common in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry.
United States
16 Apr 2015
All Whistleblowers, Listen Up! Seven Figure Chump Change Or Eight-Figure Bonanza, What Will It Be?
A whistleblower always is a person of interest to those who are or will be involved in government investigations.
United States
5 Nov 2014
Major Changes In Store For Tennessee Wrongful Discharge Law
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed into law legislation (Public Chapter 995) that will significantly amend the Tennessee Human Rights Act in a manner favorable to employers.
United States
22 Sep 2014
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