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Women Remain Strong in Fight Against Dangerous Mesh

Companies continue choosing profits over women's safety from dangers with transvaginal mesh devices Choosing profits over women’s safety continues to be a battle worth fighting against

Women’s History Month may be over, but it does not mean that the opportunity to celebrate women and all of their accomplishments, contributions, and strengths ends there. Many of these have been hard-fought against people and organizations that have put money and personal gain above the welfare of women....

Firm Partner Chairs Local School Fundraising Luncheon

Dallas law firm partner serves as a co-chair for local school fundraising luncheon featuring a basketball legend.

Waters Kraus & Paul partner and co-founder, Peter Kraus sponsored and co-chaired the Annual Fundraising Awards Luncheon: Legacy, Love and Basketball at St. Philip’s School in South Dallas on February 23, featuring a conversation between former Dallas Maverick and four-time...

Opioid Refills Raise Risk of Dependency in Surgical Patients

opioid case Larger doses may not be the problem in the opioid crisis.

According to a study of over one million commercially insured patients, the length of opioid prescriptions rather than the dosage is the prime determinant of ongoing opioid misuse among surgical patients. Misuse is defined as dependence, abuse, and/or overdose. Patients were considered opioid-naïve if their opioid use in the 60 days...

Asbestos: Where the U.S. Stands in the World

Global Asbestos Awareness in the US In comparison to many other countries, the United States can be defined as permissive when it comes to asbestos.

Global Asbestos Awareness Week, running April 1-7, is an opportunity to increase awareness of asbestos and its dangers, advocate for a ban of asbestos, and promote prevention of asbestos-related diseases. So, where does the U.S. stand in the world on asbestos use and production? In...

Federal Judge Rules that Texas is Violating “Motor Voter” Law

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Federal judge rules that Texas’s online driver’s license application system violates federal voter registration law, commonly known as the Motor Voter Law

DALLAS — Judge Orlando Garcia, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, has granted plaintiffs’ motion for summary judgment in Stringer v. Pablos....

The Cosmetic Industry: Where Pre-Approval is Not Required

Possible asbestos in Claire’s makeup serves as a reminder of “lenient” oversight in the cosmetic industry

Claire’s dismisses claims of alleged asbestos-contaminated makeup after a Rhode Island mother reports finding asbestos in her child’s makeup. Becoming concerned about the ingredients in the makeup, Kristi Warner sent in samples to an independent lab for testing in North Carolina....

Día de César Chávez – La Mancomunidad no Ayudar a la Gente Común

birth defect attorneys Los Estados Unidos recuerda el trabajo de César Chávez para luchar por la vida de los trabajadores agrícolas y los trabajadores pobres. 

El 31 de marzo de 2008, los Estados Unidos reconoce Día de César Chávez como una oportunidad para celebrar el legado duradero del líder de los derechos civiles y activista laboral César Chávez. Un trabajador de granja a sí mismo, Chávez más...

César Chávez Day–The Commonwealth Not Helping Common People

birth defect attorneys America remembers César Chávez’s work to fight for the lives of farmworkers and the working poor.

On March 31, the United States recognizes César Chávez Day as an opportunity to celebrate the lasting legacy of civil rights leader and labor activist César Chávez. A farm worker himself, Chavez later went on to become co-founder of the National Farm Workers Association.

Perhaps...

Women’s History Month Attorney Spotlight: Leslie MacLean

Leslie MacLean, Waters & Kraus Partner While officially taking the helm of the Dallas office for Waters & Kraus, Leslie MacLean continues to cultivate a culture of equal opportunity and respect for all.

As we celebrate Women’s History Month at Waters & Kraus, we are proud to spotlight some of our female attorneys. Leslie MacLean was named the managing partner of the Dallas office, effective January 1, 2018, and...

Women’s History Month Attorney Spotlight: Susannah Chester-Schindler

mid-sized plaintiffs’ firm Partner Susannah Chester-Schindler discusses work/life balance and the effects of the Me Too Movement explaining that everyone must re-analyze their actions and inaction in the pursuit of equality and fair treatment.

As we near the end of Women’s History Month, Waters & Kraus, LLP continues to celebrate with our next female attorney spotlight focusing on Susannah Chester-Schindler. Ms....

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