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Rule 26: Get Every Penny Deserved

Damages Available Under Whistleblower Laws

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 § 41107 (attorney fees paid on rewards obtained under the Dodd-Frank Act – commodities and securities fraud – and state False Claims Act case recoveries are not subject to double taxation)

  • Carey v. Piphus, 435 U.S. 247, 253 (1978) (§ 1983 creates tort-like liability)