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OxyContin Manufacturer Changes Marketing Practices

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Going forward, Purdue will halt promotion of opioids to doctors.

Privately held pharmaceutical manufacturer Purdue Pharma says that it will no longer market OxyContin, the most sold opioid painkiller in the world, to doctors. Multiple lawsuits blame the pharmaceutical company for helping to trigger the opioid epidemic and are putting pressure on Purdue. This...

Peter Kraus to Appear on 2018 Best Lawyers in Dallas List

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Peter Kraus is again recognized on D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas list.

Waters & Kraus, LLP is pleased to announce that firm co-founder Peter Kraus has been selected to appear on D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas list in 2018 in the category of tort & product liability. Currently, there are approximately 19,500 attorneys residing in Dallas...

Women Remain Strong in Fight Against Dangerous Mesh

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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...

Firm Partner Chairs Local School Fundraising Luncheon

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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...

Opioid Refills Raise Risk of Dependency in Surgical Patients

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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...

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

asbestos attorneys 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.

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