Leukemia Patients in the Shadow of COVID-19

Nearly five months have passed since the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. Much has changed since then, leaving all of us unsure as to what comes next. The only sure thing is the level of danger this virus poses to every population, especially high-risk groups who are medically compromised. Those with certain pre-existing conditions like blood cancers, such...

National Whistleblower Awareness Day 2020

National Whistleblower Awareness Day 2020

Transparency has long been seen as an essential virtue in democracies like our own. Where there is openness, there is accountability and trust. But in the instances when companies and various entities have failed to operate lawfully, honest individuals have bravely stepped up to guarantee justice. That is why two years ago, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution marking July 30th as a...

Peter Kraus Named to Two 2020 Best Lawyers Lists

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Peter Kraus, a founding and managing partner at Water & Kraus, LLP, has been consistently recognized for his skill in personal injury and product liability litigation on behalf of plaintiffs in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Most recently, Mr. Kraus has been selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of Texas’ Best Lawyers listing and has been recognized on the 2020 list of The Best Lawyers...

COVID-19 Mortality Spikes in Patients with Lung Cancer

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Our daily lives have been severely altered as the fear of the current pandemic grows. The most vulnerable among us are in even greater danger of the effects of COVID-19 than originally believed to be, new studies show. As we come to understand and endure the challenges of COVID-19, high-risk populations among us face additional difficulties when it comes to protecting themselves, and receiving...

Further Proceedings Postponed After Fluoride Trial’s Second Week

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As the second week of a closely watched California fluoride case unfolded, Waters Kraus & Paul attorney Michael Connett and firm partner C. Andrew Waters took on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on behalf their represented plaintiffs, Food and Water Watch, the Fluoride Action Network, Moms against Fluoridation and many others. In one of the first virtual federal bench trials...

Coverage of Fluoride Lawsuit in California

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Waters Kraus & Paul represents plaintiffs in a California fluoride case against the U.S. EPA in one of the first remote trials in the country.

Waters Kraus & Paul attorney, Michael Connett and firm partner C. Andrew Waters, wrapped up a civil trial last week representing several plaintiffs against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a...

Firm Partner Gary Paul Named on 2020 The Best Lawyers in America © List

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Gary Paul, a name partner of Waters Kraus & Paul has been recognized in the 27th edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for his West Coast practice in plaintiff’s personal injury litigation. Mr. Paul’s distinguished experience as a trial lawyer of more than four decades has earned him this distinction numerous times. The publication’s methodology for selection is based entirely on...

Should Companies do More to Curb Coal Ash Exposure?

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Between 2001 and 2011, a natural experiment was conducted by researchers when eight power plants that produced a toxic byproduct of coal ash were retired. The study analyzed records of over 57,000 births that took place within 20 kilometers of the plants during this time. It was later concluded that preterm birth rates among women exposed to the toxins from the plants fell from 7 percent to...

Waters & Kraus Case Featured as A Top Texas Verdict of 2019

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A winning Waters & Kraus, LLP case has been recognized in the 2019 special issue of Texas Lawyer as one of the Top Texas Verdicts of the year. The list, compiled by VerdictSearch, acknowledges the highest grossing verdicts, settlements, and decisions for Texas. The firm’s achievement in a case that stood up to an agenda of intolerance is in line with its diverse practice and...

Electricians Face Increased Risk of Mesothelioma

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Electricians are one of the highest-risk groups for asbestos-related disease, according to a 2018 International Journal of Epidemiology study. Exposure to asbestos, a prevalent component in building and electrical materials, is the cause. Although asbestos was removed from many products in the 1980s, it was never banned in the United States, and the hazards of this toxin continue to...

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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