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Our Hero Whistleblowers and the Fights They’ve Won

Our Hero Whistleblowers and the Fights They’ve Won

On the 240th anniversary of the United State’s first whistleblower law, we stop to consider the astounding integrity and courage of our qui tam clients.

On July 30, 1778, the Continental Congress passed the very first whistleblower law in the United States. Ever since, average citizens with extraordinary spirit used these strong qui tam laws to shaped our country and fight...

Illinois Hospital Warns of IVC Filter Dangers

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Illinois Hospital Warns of IVC Filter Dangers

A hospital in Joliet, Illinois is urging its patients implanted with inferior vena cava filters to have the medical devices removed. Peter Kraus, partner with blood clot filters law firm Waters Kraus & Paul, says the announcement is not surprising given the number of adverse reports about IVC filters received by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Patients and their physicians have...

Mesothelioma Risk Lingers 15 Years After Attack on World Trade Center

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Mesothelioma Risk Lingers 15 Years After Attack on World Trade Center

Fifteen years after the collapse of the World Trade Center, many clean-up workers are concerned about their mesothelioma risk as a result of exposure to asbestos. It is reported that the rubble from the towers’ collapse contained more than 400 tons of asbestos that had been used to insulate the buildings. “When asbestos products are disturbed during demolition or remodeling, asbestos...

Today, We Salute Veterans Who are Still Sacrificing on Our Country’s Behalf

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Today, We Salute Veterans Who are Still Sacrificing on Our Country’s Behalf

Our military has served us well. Veterans today are all ages, from recent conflicts back to Korea and even World War II. We appreciate each and every one. But the ones we want to especially thank today are the vets who served pre-1980 that are fighting a whole new type of battle as we speak.

When US citizens took the brave step of fighting for our country, they expected to fight the...

Awards are Nice. But Insuring Every Texan Gets to Vote is the Biggest Reward.

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Awards are Nice. But Insuring Every Texan Gets to Vote is the Biggest Reward.

Did your Texas voter registration through DPS jeopardize your ability to vote? If so, you are not alone, as highlighted in a recent Dallas Morning News article. In less than two years, over 5,000 people filed complaints for similar issues. Several lawyers at Waters Kraus & Paul partnered pro-bono with Battleground Texas to make the state correct this situation. As a result, the Texas Civil...

Benzene Exposure Threatens Astoria Port Offices

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Benzene Exposure Threatens Astoria Port Offices

Staff offices for the Port of Astoria in Oregon have moved due to health concerns related to benzene exposure. Benzene is highly toxic and known to cause blood-related diseases. Port officials decided to pay almost $46,000 for an environmental review of the air quality in the Port’s former offices as well as a maintenance shop close by. The structures are located above an oil leak that has...

Pleural Mesothelioma Drug Galinpepimut-S Granted Fast Track Status

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Pleural Mesothelioma Drug Galinpepimut-S Granted Fast Track Status

For Vietnam veterans who served aboard ship in the Navy, asbestos exposure was virtually unavoidable. Particularly for those who worked in the confines of the engine room on insulated equipment, exposure to asbestos gaskets, packing, blankets, and insulation was a daily occurrence. Back in the 1960s and 1970s, sailors did not realize that the asbestos surrounding them aboard ship could lead to...

Kentucky Attorney General Files Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

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Kentucky Attorney General Files Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

Kentucky has followed the lead of other states and vaginal mesh attorneys, like Waters Kraus & Paul. The state has filed suit against Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon, the company’s medical device unit. The lawsuit alleges that the mesh medical device maker engaged in deceptive advertising to promote sales of its transvaginal mesh implants. They were marketed as a way to help women...

New Jersey High School Undergoing Asbestos Remediation

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New Jersey High School Undergoing Asbestos Remediation

About 120 miles southwest of Newark, New Jersey, local school officials at Vineland High School are in the midst of an asbestos removal project. They thought they had completed it years ago. Asbestos was widely used in school construction back in the 1960s when the Vineland school was built. It is the only certain cause of mesothelioma, a fatal cancer with which 2,000 to 3,000 Americans are...

Steelmaker Fined $170,000 for Asbestos Violations

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Steelmaker Fined $170,000 for Asbestos Violations

Pittsburgh’s U.S. Steel has been fined $170,000 for exposing seven workers to asbestos hazards. According to Scott Frost, a partner with the mesothelioma law firm Waters Kraus & Paul, steel mill employees have been heavily exposed to asbestos on the job for decades. As a result, they are at risk for developing pleural mesothelioma, a fatal cancer of the lining of the lung that is nearly...

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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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