Nevada Whistleblower Law

Whistleblowers protected under common law “public policy” tort. 

Court Decisions:


Frequently Asked Questions

Does Nevada have a False Claims Act (FCA)?

Yes. The Nevada False Claims Act has a general application beyond health care frauds.

Does the Nevada FCA have a whistleblower provision?

Under the Nevada False Claims Act, a whistleblower may receive an award of 15 to 25 percent of the collections in cases where the state intervenes and 25 to 30 percent in cases where there is no state intervention.

Does Nevada recognize the public policy exception for wrongful termination?

Yes. In Nevada, an employer may not fire an employee if the firing would violate the state’s public policies.

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