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Nursing Home Operator to Pay $11 Mil Resolving Rehab Fraud Claims by Waters & Kraus Client and Others

Nursing Home Operator to Pay $11 Mil Resolving Rehab Fraud Claims by Waters & Kraus Client and Others

SavaSeniorCare agrees to settle whistleblower claims alleging the company bilked Medicare for medically unnecessary rehab therapy and substandard skilled nursing services.

TENNESSEE – One of the largest nursing home chains in the U.S., SavaSeniorCare LLC (Sava) and related entities, has agreed to pay $11.2 million to resolve a long-running case alleging the...

Waters & Kraus Opposes Proposed Roundup Weed Killer Settlement

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Waters & Kraus Opposes Proposed Roundup Weed Killer Settlement

National plaintiffs’ law firm, Waters & Kraus, LLP, joins almost 100 law firms in amicus brief opposing proposed settlement of future Roundup claims.

The prospective danger of the popular herbicide Roundup has been known for years. In 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) said that glyphosate—which is the world’s most commonly...

Milestone Reached in Texas Online Voter Registration

Milestone Reached in Texas Online Voter Registration

(Forbes) 500,000 Texans Register to Vote in 5 Months Through New Online Registration.

A September court ruling allowing Texans to register to vote online when updating their driver’s license has now led over half a million to register to vote in the state, according to the advocacy group MOVE Texas—a milestone voting rights advocates hope will lead to...

EPA Urged to Use TSCA Authority on PFAS Maker The Chemours Co.

EPA Urged to Use TSCA Authority on PFAS Maker The Chemours Co.

(Westlaw Today – Reuters) Enviros to EPA: Use novel power to get industry to pay for PFAS research.

Public health and environmental groups in a lawsuit in San Francisco federal court say the Environmental Protection Agency should utilize its untapped power under section 4 of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to order a chemical company to subsidize...

Covid Delays Trial for Terminally Sick

NBC Bay Area's Investigative Unit reports on Covid-Related Court Delays Leave Sick Fearful They May Die Before Going to Trial

Covid Delays Trial for Terminally Sick

Amid the pandemic, California courts are failing to provide some terminally ill plaintiffs their right to an expedited trial, violating state law.

Terminally ill plaintiffs, who were supposed to be guaranteed expedited trials in light of their deteriorating medical conditions, are still waiting for their day in court, according to an NBC Bay Area...

Family of College Football Hall of Famer Sues Helmet Maker

Family of College Football Hall of Famer Sues Helmet Maker

While Rickey Dixon’s family mourns his loss, they seek to keep fighting for justice and the protections he was promised on the field.

DALLAS—Waters Kraus & Paul is saddened to announce the passing of Rickey Dixon. Dixon, a member of the College Football Hall of Fame and a six-year NFL veteran, passed away on August 1, 2020, at his home in DeSoto, Texas,...

Texas Now Allows Limited Online Voter Registration

Texas Now Allows Limited Online Voter Registration

For the first time in state history, Texans can register to vote online when updating their driver’s licenses.

On Sept. 23, 2020, the state of Texas updated its online driver’s license system to allow eligible Texans to register to vote or update their registration when they update their driver’s license information online. This change is the...

Texas in Violation of Voting Registration Law

Texas in Violation of Voting Registration Law

For a second time, a federal judge finds Texas is in violation of the federal voter registration law.

In a 68-page ruling Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia of San Antonio found that the State of Texas continues to violate the federal National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) by not allowing residents to register to vote when they update...

EPA in Legal Battle Over Water Fluoridation

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EPA in Legal Battle Over Water Fluoridation

Bloomberg Law: Fluoridation case challenges EPA chemical evaluation. The lawsuit is one of the first cases under the TSCA’s citizen-suit provision to reach trial.

A trial in federal court breaks new ground by challenging fluoridation, a 70-year-old public health measure affecting more than 200 million Americans served by public water systems. Further, the...

Fluoride Trial Could Challenge EPA Authority

Fluoride Trial Could Challenge EPA Authority

Bloomberg Law: EPA’s Chemical Regulation Authority at Stake With Fluoride Case

A legal battle over fluoride in drinking water could forge a new path for advocacy groups to challenge the EPA’s conclusions about a range of chemicals’ health risks, attorneys say.

Health advocacy groups, including Food and Water Watch Inc., the Fluoride Action Network,...

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