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Texas Orthodontist Found Responsible for Medicaid Fraud

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Attorney General Ken Paxton: Court Awards Millions for Texans in Medicaid Fraud Lawsuit

AUSTIN – The Hon. Catherine Mauzy of the 126th Judicial District Court of Travis County has ruled Dr. Richard Malouf of ASDC Holdings, LLC, responsible for 1,842 unlawful acts under the Texas Medicaid Fraud Prevention Act. Dr. Malouf operated orthodontics clinics for many...

Peter Kraus Appointed to Second Term on FJC Foundation Board

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Waters Kraus & Paul Partner Chosen by U.S. Senate President Pro Tempore to Serve on the FJC Foundation Board, Working to Promote Improvements in Our Judicial Administration

Peter Kraus is a founding and managing partner of Waters Kraus & Paul. In January of 2020, he was appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, Chuck Grassley, to serve a second 5-year term on the...

Nursing Home Chain Settles Medicare Fraud Allegations for $10M

Whistleblowers allege Saber® Healthcare Group encouraged the submission of false Medicare claims at its skilled nursing assisted living facilities.

Saber Healthcare Group LLC, and its related entities, (Saber) have agreed to pay $10 million, resolving allegations that Saber violated the False Claims Act by knowingly causing its facilities to submit false...

Investors’ Claims Against Wells Fargo Cleared to Move Forward

Law360: Wells Fargo Can’t Shake Derivative Claims in Lifetrade Suits

Wells Fargo escaped foreign law claims but must face derivative claims in five related suits brought by offshore investors accusing it of aiding Lifetrade Fund BV officers in squandering hundreds of millions of dollars, a New York federal judge ruled Monday.

Lifetrade mutual fund...

Michael Armitage Receives Supers Lawyer 2020 Designation

Congratulations to Waters Kraus & Paul partner Michael Armitage on receiving prestigious “Super Lawyers” of Southern California recognition.

The Super Lawyers list is a designation of top-rated practicing attorneys elected through an extensive evaluation process every year. This notable designation comprises only five percent of attorneys in Southern California, and has included...

Southern California Super Lawyers 2020 Named Gary Paul and Michael Armitage

Congratulations to partners Gary Paul and Michael Armitage on their recent “Super Lawyers” of Southern California recognition.

About Super Lawyers® The Super Lawyers list is a designation of top-rated practicing attorneys selected through extensive evaluation, for which Michael Armitage has been recognized and awarded every year since 2006. Gary Paul has...

TCRP: Court Rules in Favor of Texas Voters

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Ruling comes one week before Super Tuesday voter registration deadline.

San Antonio, Tex.––Yesterday Chief U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia ordered Texas to register three citizens to vote based on the information collected from their last online driver’s license change-of-address transaction, by Monday at the latest. Monday is the deadline for Texans to...

Voters Move Forward with Suit Against Texas

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Three Texas voters, along with two nonprofits, make good on promise to file suit against the state of Texas for continued violations of the federal “motor voter” law.

SAN ANTONIO, TX––In an ongoing battle for the ability to register to vote as permitted by federal law, a group of voters and two nonprofits filed suit against the state of Texas yesterday for continuing to...

State Called Out for Continuing to Violate the Federal Voter Law

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Voters along with civil and voter rights advocates put state of Texas on notice of continued violation of the federal “motor voter” law.

AUSTIN, TX –Jarrod Stringer, Nayeli Gomez, John Harms, MOVE Texas Civic Fund, and the League of Women Voters of Texas, represented by the Texas Civil Rights Project (TCRP) and Waters & Kraus, LLP, put the state of...

Law360: US Steel Must Face Seaman’s Asbestos Exposure Suit

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An Ohio appellate panel on Monday revived a suit accusing U.S. Steel of causing a worker’s mesothelioma death due to asbestos exposure on company-owned ships, saying the trial judge was wrong to apply state law rather than federal law to the estate’s federal Jones Act and unseaworthiness claims.

The suit filed by the former merchant marine’s widow, Diane Shaffer,...

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