Brian J. Markovitz speaks with Bloomberg Law about the impact of whistleblowing

May 1, 2018

Joseph Greenwald & Laake attorney Brian J. Markovitz recently spoke with the Bloomberg Law group in connection to his work and experience with whistleblowing cases. Specifically, Bloomberg captured Markovitz’s thoughts on a recent (and unique) case where one whistleblower successfully called attention to three different hospital networks on their fraudulent behavior. ‘‘There are clients of mine who work at multiple healthcare facilities and they’ll see the same or similar types of fraud at these multiple facilities,’’ Markovitz told Bloomberg Law. Markovitz said whistleblowers who call out multiple groups are more common in the health-care and construction industries. It is undeniable that whistleblower cases provide cautionary tales for companies who receive information that there could be internal wrongdoings. Listening to employees who speak up about issues is important for all involved and could save a company its reputation and large amounts of money.

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Brian is a principal in JGL’s Labor and Employment and Civil Litigation groups. He has achieved national recognition for his work representing whistleblowers, particularly those who have suffered abuse or injustice in the workplace.