We work with whistleblowers to expose fraud against the government.
Fraud against the government takes many forms, from false Medicare claims to rigged government bids to unauthorized use of grant money. And with each fraudulent act, the integrity of federal and state programs is compromised, leaving taxpayers to pay the price. We are a leader in national qui tam anti-fraud litigation and we have the in-depth qui tam experience and steadfast commitment to see every claim through until justice is done. Find out why Waters Kraus & Paul is the right firm for you.

What does Qui Tam mean?

Under the Federal False Claims Act (FCA), whistleblowers have the power to save taxpayers billions of dollars each year by taking a stand against fraud. The U.S. False Claims Act allows private citizens to file suits on the government’s behalf when the government has been defrauded through any federally funded contract or program. The qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act allow these citizens to recover damages. A number of states and the city of Chicago also have laws similar to the False Claims Act to protect against fraud. To learn more about the different types of fraud … READ MORE

$1.6M Settlement Reached in Medicare Fraud Case

December 12, 2018 Durable medical equipment provider agrees to resolve Waters & Kraus whistleblower complaint alleging False Claims Act violations DALLAS –– Waters & Kraus, LLP is pleased to announce a $1.634 million settlement of a qui tam lawsuit by Western Medical Group,…

“Top-Rated” Attorney Makes 2019 Super Lawyers List

February 26, 2019 Michael Armitage is selected to Southern California Super Lawyers for 2019. Mike is recognized by Super Lawyers as a “top-rated” products liability attorney. He is a partner at Waters Kraus & Paul in the firm’s Los Angeles office located in El Segundo, California. Mike practices throughout the state of California and across the country. He represents clients in matters of personal injury involving product liability and consumer law issues. Mike graduated cum laude in 1987 from Tulane University Law School and is admitted to practice law by the state bars of California and Louisiana. Super Lawyers is a designation of…
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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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