‘Waters Kraus & Paul’ Category

$4.4M Verdict in Asbestos Bowling Ball Trial

Jury sides with the family of a former bowling alley owner who contracted mesothelioma after drilling asbestos-containing bowling balls for years.

LOS ANGELES –– A Los Angeles County jury awarded $4.4 million to the family of a former bowling alley owner, Donald Vanni. The jury found asbestos supplier Honeywell International Inc. (Honeywell) responsible for Donald...

$21.4M Benzene Verdict for Deaths of Tire Workers, Brothers

A jury sided with the families of two brothers who died of cancer resulting from exposure to benzene-containing rubber solvent.

LOS ANGELES –– After three days of deliberation, a $21.4 million verdict against Union Oil Company was awarded by a Contra Costa Superior Court jury to the families of two brothers. The brothers each died of cancer linked to...

Waters Kraus & Paul Sponsors Major Mesothelioma Symposium

Leading asbestos law firm’s donation supports a three-day exchange of ideas in the field of mesothelioma and fellowship for those affected by the disease.

DALLAS –– Waters Kraus & Paul announces a $17,000 sponsorship supporting the 2019 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma. The symposium is one of the foremost events exploring this rare...

Record $236M Settles Dental Medicaid Fraud Involving Xerox

Medicaid whistleblowers’ tips led the State of Texas to investigate, revealing that taxpayers were paying for thousands of unnecessary dental procedures.

DALLAS — Xerox Corp. and its former subsidiaries have agreed to a $235.9 million settlement with the State of Texas, justifying efforts by Medicaid whistleblowers, Dr. Christine Ellis, Madelayne Castillo,...

“Top-Rated” Attorney Makes 2019 Super Lawyers List

mesothelioma litigation

Michael Armitage is selected to Southern California Super Lawyers for 2019. Mike is recognized by Super Lawyers as a “top-rated” products liability attorney. He is a partner at Waters Kraus & Paul in the firm’s Los Angeles office located in El Segundo, California. Mike practices throughout the state of California and across the country. He represents clients in matters of personal...

Public Health Groups File Suit Against EPA to Overturn Its Denial of Their Right To Know Petition to Require Reporting on Asbestos Importation And Use

EPA Sides with Industry in Refusing to Require Chemical Data Reporting to Protect the Public from Deadly Asbestos. ADAO et al. vs Andrew Wheeler and the EPA.

Washington, DC — The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), an independent nonprofit dedicated to preventing asbestos exposure, filed suit in the US District Court for the...

2019 SoCal Super Lawyers: Gary Paul Reaches 15-Year Milestone

birth defects caused by toxic exposures

Gary M. Paul is a “top-rated” products liability attorney selected to Southern California Super Lawyers for 15 consecutive years, from 2005 to 2019. Gary is a partner at Waters Kraus & Paul in the firm’s Los Angeles office. He represents clients in matters of personal injury involving product liability and general personal injury. Gary practices in the surrounding community and...

$3.5M Settlement in Walgreens Healthcare Fraud Case

qui tam whistleblower litigation and False Claims Act litigation

Walgreens ignored Wisconsin’s medically appropriate treatment restrictions and billed Medicaid for medically unnecessary drugs, False Claims Act case reveals.

DALLAS –– Retail pharmacy giant Walgreen Co. (Walgreens) has agreed with the Wisconsin Department of Justice, the United States Department of Justice, and Whistleblower Loyd F. Schmuckley, Jr. to...

Peter Kraus Named to Best Lawyers in America® 2019

product liability litigation

Waters & Kraus founding partner selected to appear on esteemed list.

Peter Kraus, a founding partner at Waters & Kraus, LLP, has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2019 Edition of the Best Lawyers in America© magazine for his work in Dallas on behalf of plaintiffs in personal injury litigation and product liability litigation.

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$1.6M Settlement Reached in Medicare Fraud Case

Durable medical equipment provider agrees to resolve Waters & Kraus whistleblower complaint alleging False Claims Act violations

DALLAS –– Waters & Kraus, LLP is pleased to announce a $1.634 million settlement of a qui tam lawsuit by Western Medical Group, Benjamin D. George, and Jody C. Rookstool. The settlement resolves allegations that the...

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