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Fighting Fraud Against the Government on Behalf of Tax Payers

Whistleblowers fight fraud and protect taxpayers by exposing fraudulent crimes committed against the government. A party commits fraud by conducting a scheme that defrauds the government or steals money from public programs, ultimately at taxpayers’ expense. Whistleblower attorneys, like us, work with relators and the government to uncover and prosecute fraud.

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Waters & Kraus Sponsors ADL’s North Texas Inaugural Walk Against Hate

Waters & Kraus, LLP is proud to announce it’s role as Champion Sponsor for the Anti-Defamation League of Texoma’s Inaugural Walk Against Hate.

The inaugural Walk Against Hate will take place at Victory Plaza in Dallas on September 15, 2019, spanning two miles to promote diversity and celebrate the values of respect and inclusion.

Partner and head of Waters & Kraus’...

The EPA Disregards Its Experts, Failing to Prevent Asbestos Exposure

Although asbestos is currently banned in more than 60 other countries, the U.S. has failed to ban this toxic chemical and end asbestos exposure for good. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) did not heed the recommendations of its scientists in issuing regulations. The U.S. Congress is pushing for a ban, yet the EPA claims it must continue to evaluate the material before taking further...

Zostavax Lawsuits and New Alternative for Shingles Vaccine

Merck is facing 57 federal lawsuits, alleging that 117 people suffered injuries after receiving the Zostavax vaccine. The individuals in these lawsuits claim that their injuries were caused by the live shingles virus in the vaccine. From the time Zostavax was introduced in 2006 to 2015, the Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (VAERS) received over 1,000 reports of serious side effects,...

Waters & Kraus Sponsors ADL’s North Texas Inaugural Walk Against Hate

Waters & Kraus, LLP is proud to announce it’s role as Champion Sponsor for the Anti-Defamation League of Texoma’s Inaugural Walk Against Hate.

The inaugural Walk Against Hate will take place at Victory Plaza in Dallas on September 15, 2019, spanning two miles to promote diversity and celebrate the values of respect and inclusion.

Partner and head of Waters & Kraus’...

EPA Fails to Ban Chlorpyrifos

Despite scientific evidence, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced their decision to reject the ban on chlorpyrifos and to continue allowing the use of the pesticide. Since 2001, the use of chlorpyrifos has been a controversial issue and the center of a legal dispute. But as administrations and laws change, one fact remains the same: using chlorpyrifos is harmful to human health....

Dallas Attorneys Honored on Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars List

This year, Dallas attorneys Caitlyn Silhan, Christopher Johnson, Erin Wood, and Patrick Wigle were selected for the 2019 Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. These four attorneys were all selected based on the outstanding work they do for plaintiffs. These attorneys represent a variety of practice areas, including civil litigation, products liability, and general personal injury. Only the...

Talc: Asbestos Exposure in Everyday Objects

Are manufacturers that use talcum powder-based products taking advantage of consumers and exposing families to asbestos? 

For a number of years, women across the country have been claiming that talc found in Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Baby Powder has caused ovarian cancer.

Nevertheless, manufacturers continually use talcum powder in a multitude of products – many of which...

Roundup Lawsuits Trigger Public Concern

Monsanto lawsuits expose the connection between exposure to glyphosate and cancer, prompting discontinued sales of Roundup herbicide and pesticide bans.

After three massive Monsanto Roundup lawsuits concluded in the past year linking the herbicide’s main ingredient, glyphosate, to cancer, some stores and cities are moving to ban Roundup. Meanwhile, Monsanto maintains that their...

AAJ Extols Gary Paul with Distinguished Service Award

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The American Association for Justice (AAJ) is an organization that works to support plaintiffs’ attorneys in their practice. The organization strives to ensure that anyone who is injured because of misconduct or negligence can obtain justice. For over 70 years, the AAJ has promoted fairness and protected the rights of injured persons.

The president of the AAJ, Elise Sanguinetti,...

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