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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

Alaska Public Media News: Hoverboard Dentist and Medicaid Fraud

March 3, 2020 Victim testifies she was “livid” Anchorage dentist pulled her tooth while on hoverboard. Update: Seth Lookhart has been convicted on 46 counts, including medical assistance fraud and reckless endangerment, according to state prosecutors. The judge also found Lookhart Dental LLC guilty of 40…

Michael Armitage Receives Super Lawyer 2020 Designation

March 17, 2020 Congratulations to Waters Kraus & Paul partner Michael Armitage on receiving prestigious “Super Lawyers” of Southern California recognition. The Super Lawyers list is a designation of top-rated practicing attorneys elected through an extensive evaluation process every year. This notable designation comprises only five percent of attorneys in Southern California, and has included Michael Armitage every year since 2006. Having joined the firm in 2000, Michael Armitage represents clients in the states of California and Louisiana in matters of personal injury and product liability, with a focus on asbestos and consumer laws. His notable work on asbestos-related cancer cases has resulted…

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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