The Latest on Opioid Litigation From Every Angle

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A recent conference brought together speakers from all sides to assess the issues surrounding an increasing number of opioid epidemic-related lawsuits.

Waters & Kraus’s Seattle-based attorney, Kay Gunderson Reeves, was in Dallas on June 28, 2018, to attend the first Perrin Opioid Litigation Conference. Lawyers, doctors, psychologists, insurers, and...

CBS Show Highlights Hero Whistleblower Mychal Wilson in Waters Kraus & Paul Case

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The bravery of those who bring to light corporate fraud is the focus of the series premiere.

An everyday person, represented by Waters Kraus & Paul, takes on a pharmaceutical giant when he suspects the company of wrongdoing on the series premiere of Whistleblower, Friday, July 13 at 8 p.m. EST. The case, brought against Bristol Myers Squibb, helped lead to...

Update: Hawaii First to Ban Dangerous Pesticide

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Chlorpyrifos causes brain damage in developing fetuses, but this state took a bold stance against it.

On June 13, 2018, Hawaiian governor, David Ige, signed new legislation that phases out the use of chlorpyrifos and increases regulation on other restricted use pesticides. Chlorpyrifos is known to cause brain damage in developing fetuses and children. There is...

Lawsuit Seeks to Restore Voting Rights of Miss.’s African-American Voters

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Waters & Kraus and Co-Counsel File Suit Claiming Mississippi State Senate District Violates the Voting Rights Act by Denying African-American Voters Opportunity to Elect Candidates of Choice

TEXAS — Waters & Kraus, LLP is proud to partner with the Mississippi Center for Justice, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and a team of other civil...

Plaintiff Wins Appeal in Sony Prenatal Toxic Exposure Case

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California Supreme Court Vacates Lower Court Ruling in Favor of Sony Electronics, Inc.; Prenatal Toxic Exposure Case Can Proceed to Trial.

CALIFORNIA –– The California Supreme Court has issued a decision on plaintiff’s appeal in Dominique Lopez v. Sony Electronics, Inc. (Case No. S235357), holding that the prenatal toxic exposure injury case is not barred by the...

Calif. Justices Revive Sony Prenatal Toxic Exposure Suit

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(article by Y. Peter Kang and published on Law360) — The California Supreme Court on Thursday revived a suit alleging a woman’s injuries were caused by in utero exposure to chemicals at a Sony manufacturing plant where the woman’s mother worked, saying a state toxic exposure law tolled the claims until the woman reached age 18.

In a unanimous ruling, the state’s highest court...

Dallas Paralegal to Receive Exceptional Pro Bono Award

online voter registration in Texas Paralegal Toya Walker recognized by State Bar of Texas for volunteering time and special skills in service to the community.

Waters & Kraus paralegal, Toya Walker, has been named the winner of the Exceptional Pro Bono Award for 2017-2018. The award is sponsored by the Paralegal Division (PD) of the State Bar of Texas each year in recognition of a PD member who...

Arkansas Bans Monsanto Pesticide During Growing Season

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A state committee creates the toughest regulations in the country against the pesticide wreaking havoc on almost everything it touches.

The Arkansas State Plant Board (ASPB), which regulates the use of pesticides in Arkansas, has banned Monsanto’s newest pesticide: dicamba, during the warm growing season.

What is Dicamba?

Dicamba is a pesticide that...

La ira de César Chávez de uvas discurso 50 Aniversario: El infortunio sigue

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Los trabajadores agrícolas migratorios son a menudo un pueblo olvidado. Conmemoración del 50º aniversario de César Chávez la ira de las uvas discurso por sacar a la luz la lucha que enfrentan los trabajadores agrícolas migrantes.

En mayo de 1968, hace cincuenta años ira de las uvas de César Chávez comenzó, como él viajó alrededor del país en un...

César Chávez’s Wrath of Grapes Speech 50th Anniversary: The Plight Continues

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Migrant farm workers are often a forgotten people. Commemorate the 50th anniversary of César Chávez’s Wrath of Grapes speech by bringing to light the fight faced by migrant farm workers.

Fifty years ago in May 1968, César Chávez’s Wrath of Grapes began, as he traveled around the country delivering a speech that highlighted the plight of the farm worker....

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