César Chávez Day– Fasting for the Union

For over 30 years of his life, César Chávez fought to end the plight of farm workers in the United States. Through his civil rights activism and leadership, Chávez enabled a unionized movement. One that allowed farm workers to recognize that they are not only deserving of better wages and a life of dignity, but that they are entitled to it.

The Union of Farm Workers (UFW) which...

Michael Armitage Receives Super 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...

What Are Qui Tam Whistleblower Laws?

In the United States, ordinary people can file lawsuits when it comes to fraud committed at federal taxpayers expense. It’s a centuries-old American tradition, dating to 1778. Today’s whistleblowers operate under the provisions of the False Claims Act, enacted in 1863 and considered to be one of the most effective tools of the federal government to combat fraud.

From 1986 to 2019,...

Alaska Public Media News: Hoverboard Dentist and Medicaid Fraud

Victim testifies she was “livid” Anchorage dentist pulled her tooth while on hoverboard.

Update: Seth Lookhart has been convicted on 46 counts, including medical assistance fraud and reckless endangerment, according to state prosecutors. The judge also found Lookhart Dental LLC guilty of 40 criminal counts. Lookhart is scheduled to be sentenced on April 30.

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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...

Pain and Pregnancy: The Opioid Epidemic is a Women’s Issue

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While the use of opioid drugs increases among pregnant women, it is important to understand the risks associated with short and long-term opioid use during and after pregnancy. Pain is common during pregnancy and women experience a range of aches, from lower back and pelvic pain to achy joints and migraines. To manage acute pain during pregnancy, doctors may suggest nonsteroidal...

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...

“Judicial Hellholes” Are a Plaintiff’s Saving Grace

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When “Big Business” puts profits over safety, and current regulations are not enough, the civil justice system is often the last line of consumer protection. If you follow a product’s usage label and it makes you sick or injured, common sense would lead you to believe that the manufacturer who created the label should be held responsible. However, after the California Supreme Court ruled...

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