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Novel Treatment Options: A Substantial Step Forward for AML Patients

While cancer appears in many forms due to genetic or environmental influence, some cancers are more environmentally controlled than others. This is true of blood cancers, and more specifically, Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). Countless studies have linked AML to exposure of to benzene, a highly toxic chemical used for industrial purposes. While Leukemia has no definitive cure, various treatment...

Peter Kraus to Appear on the 2020 Best Lawyers in Dallas List

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Peter Kraus, a founding and managing partner of Waters & Kraus, LLP has been selected to appear on D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas 2020 list under the category of tort and product liability. The distinguished honor is accorded to only the top 4% of the nearly 20,000 attorneys residing in Dallas and Collin counties. Peter has represented numerous clients in matters involving toxic...

Colorado Oil and Gas Well Leak Exposes Students to Benzene

Air sampling near a Colorado school recently showed an increased level of benzene, a cancer-causing chemical derived from natural gas and crude oil. The unprecedented national rush of oil and gas extraction has states all across the country reporting troublesome levels of toxic chemicals in their cities.

The benzene was detected last fall during a single 45-minute sample reading of the...

Texas in Violation of Voting Registration Law

For a second time, a federal judge finds Texas is in violation of the federal voter registration law.

In a 68-page ruling Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia of San Antonio found that the State of Texas continues to violate the federal National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) by not allowing residents to register to vote when they update...

Attorney Michael Connett and RFK Jr discuss Fluoridation Trial against EPA

Attorney Michael Connett and RFK Jr discuss Fluoridation Trial against EPA

Don’t miss Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.’s enlightening conversation with fluoridation lawsuit attorney, Michael Connett, highlighting some of the more interesting twists and turns in the groundbreaking water fluoridation trial against the EPA.  

 

View the original article posted by Children’s Health Defense.

 

Prolonged Lives with Early Screening: Asbestos-Related Cancers

Mesothelioma is a rare cancer whose earliest mention dates back centuries. It went misdiagnosed, and worse, undiagnosed for years. It’s insidious nature renders it one of the most difficult diseases to detect, as it may take up to 40 years for the malignant growth on the lining of the lungs to develop in an individual. Though the number of mesothelioma patients has gradually declined due to...

Powerful Failures: Institutional Neglect and Abuse

Institutional Neglect and Sex Abuse

Established institutions can often make us feel part of an important community: one that is productive, safe and inclusive. Because of this, we understandably trust them with our families and even our children. For decades however, countless allegations and cases brought forth by victims of child sexual abuse refute that trust. Prominent institutions like The Catholic Church and Boy Scouts of...

EPA in Legal Battle Over Water Fluoridation

Bloomberg Law: Fluoridation case challenges EPA chemical evaluation. The lawsuit is one of the first cases under the TSCA’s citizen-suit provision to reach trial.

A trial in federal court breaks new ground by challenging fluoridation, a 70-year-old public health measure affecting more than 200 million Americans served by public water systems. Further, the...

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...

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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