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R.B.G.’s Impact Yesterday, Today, and Always

With March marking Women’s History Month, it’s important that we at Waters Kraus & Paul celebrate a pioneer for gender equality in the law – Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. For her 27 years of service on the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Ginsburg, or Notorious R.B.G., developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an icon for young women who aspire to enter a field primarily...

Waters & Kraus Opposes Proposed Roundup Weed Killer Settlement

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National plaintiffs’ law firm, Waters & Kraus, LLP, joins almost 100 law firms in amicus brief opposing proposed settlement of future Roundup claims.

The prospective danger of the popular herbicide Roundup has been known for years. In 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) said that glyphosate—which is the world’s most commonly...

Milestone Reached in Texas Online Voter Registration

(Forbes) 500,000 Texans Register to Vote in 5 Months Through New Online Registration.

A September court ruling allowing Texans to register to vote online when updating their driver’s license has now led over half a million to register to vote in the state, according to the advocacy group MOVE Texas—a milestone voting rights advocates hope will lead to...

EPA Urged to Use TSCA Authority on PFAS Maker The Chemours Co.

(Westlaw Today – Reuters) Enviros to EPA: Use novel power to get industry to pay for PFAS research.

Public health and environmental groups in a lawsuit in San Francisco federal court say the Environmental Protection Agency should utilize its untapped power under section 4 of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to order a chemical company to subsidize...

Honoring Black Women in Law: Black History Month 2021

In the United States, fewer than 5% of all lawyers are Black, according to a recent study conducted by Law360. An even smaller percentage of this group are Black women lawyers — a startling statistic given the historical legacy left by many women legal trailblazers of color. This year, in observance of Black History Month, we’re recognizing and celebrating the legacy left by some of the...

Firm Partners Kraus and Paul Named to Best Lawyers® 2021

Waters Kraus & Paul partners Peter Kraus and Gary Paul have both been named to the 2021 Best Lawyers® list. The publication annually recognizes the top 6% of private practicing attorneys in the nation. The honor has been designated to Mr. Kraus for his work in the category of Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs. At the same time, Mr....

Michael Armitage Receives Top Rated Litigator 2020 Designation

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Water Kraus & Paul partner Michael Armitage has been recognized on the 2020 Top Rated Litigator list by Legal Leader Litigator in Partnership with Martindale-Hubbell™. The ALM Media publication has been evaluating attorneys based on their strong legal ability and ethical standards for more than 130 years. As a firm partner in the Los Angeles office located in El Segundo, California, Mike...

The Right to Vote: Fight. Defend. Win.

Your vote is your voice — and Waters & Kraus is fighting to protect it.

Voter suppression has a long and ugly history in the United States, from poll taxes and literacy tests to outright bans on certain groups from voting. While voter disenfranchisement today may not be quite as overt, we still have to work hard to protect voter’s rights.

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Texas Votes 2020: What You Need to Know

Make your voice heard — have a plan when you go to the polls to ensure a successful voting experience.

We work hard to fight for the rights of our clients, and that extends to the ability to freely cast our votes. Your vote is your voice — and the very bedrock of our democracy. But it can be challenging for some to vote in Texas. These frequently asked...

Family of College Football Hall of Famer Sues Helmet Maker

While Rickey Dixon’s family mourns his loss, they seek to keep fighting for justice and the protections he was promised on the field.

DALLAS—Waters Kraus & Paul is saddened to announce the passing of Rickey Dixon. Dixon, a member of the College Football Hall of Fame and a six-year NFL veteran, passed away on August 1, 2020, at his home in DeSoto, Texas,...

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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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