We work with whistleblowers to expose fraud against the government.
Fraud against the government takes many forms, from false Medicare claims to rigged government bids to unauthorized use of grant money. And with each fraudulent act, the integrity of federal and state programs is compromised, leaving taxpayers to pay the price. We are a leader in national qui tam anti-fraud litigation and we have the in-depth qui tam experience and steadfast commitment to see every claim through until justice is done. Find out why Waters Kraus & Paul is the right firm for you.

What does Qui Tam mean?

Under the Federal False Claims Act (FCA), whistleblowers have the power to save taxpayers billions of dollars each year by taking a stand against fraud. The U.S. False Claims Act allows private citizens to file suits on the government’s behalf when the government has been defrauded through any federally funded contract or program. The qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act allow these citizens to recover damages. A number of states and the city of Chicago also have laws similar to the False Claims Act to protect against fraud. To learn more about the different types of fraud … READ MORE

Financial CHOICE Act 2.0 May Change Whistleblowers’ Tune

July 13, 2017 Financial CHOICE Act 2.0 Acts to Scare Off Potential Whistleblowers by Withholding Whistleblower Relator Rewards from Anyone Involved in the Fraud The Financial CHOICE Act 2.0 could severely reduce the amount of tips the government receives about misuse of government…
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Peter Kraus Named on 2017 Texas “Super Lawyers” List

September 5, 2017 Peter Kraus Has Once Again Been Named on 2017 Texas “Super Lawyers” List in Texas Monthly Magazine Peter Kraus, founding and managing partner of Waters & Kraus, LLP, has been named for inclusion on the 2017 Texas “Super Lawyers” list featured in Texas Monthly Magazine. This honor recognizes Mr. Kraus as being within the top five percent of lawyers in Texas for his practice area. About Texas Super Lawyers The “Super Lawyers” list began in 1991 to assist attorneys and consumers with searching for the best legal representation available. Super Lawyers® is a publication of Thompson Reuters, and is published…

What are my chances?

That’s the first question everyone asks. The truth is it’s impossible to know. But we can tell you this. Waters Kraus & Paul has what it takes to fight against big corporate interests and win. That’s why we’ve taken more mesothelioma trials to verdict than any other firm. And that’s why we’ve recovered more than $1.3 billion for clients like you. Do you think you have a case? Contact us now to speak with an attorney.

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