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Waters Kraus Paul & Siegel Team Wins $3.5M Roundup Cancer Verdict

Waters Kraus Paul & Siegel Top Injury Settlements 2022

Waters Kraus Paul & Siegel Team Wins $3.5M Roundup Cancer Verdict

A Philadelphia jury returned a $3.5 million verdict against Bayer and its Monsanto subsidiary on behalf Ms. Kelly Martel who was jointly represented by Waters Kraus Paul & Siegel as well as Allen Stewart, P.C. and Williams, Hart, & Boundas. Ms. Martel was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after exposure to toxic chemicals in the Roundup weedkiller.

Over three weeks of...

Another Catholic Diocese Files Bankruptcy as Sex Abuse Lawsuits Mount

Another Catholic Diocese Files Bankruptcy as Sex Abuse Lawsuits Mount

The Catholic Diocese of Sacramento is the latest diocese to declare Chapter 11 bankruptcy following a wave of civil lawsuits filed by victims who were abused by clergy and other church employees dating back to the 1950s.

Facing more than 250 lawsuits, church officials in Sacramento said the bankruptcy declaration clears the way for legal settlements with victims.

“There are...

Three from Waters Kraus Paul & Siegel recognized by Super Lawyers Rising Stars

Three from Waters Kraus Paul & Siegel recognized by Super Lawyers Rising Stars

Waters Kraus Paul & Siegel is proud to announce that firm attorneys Chris Johnson, Caitlyn Silhan and Camille Hunt have been honored among the nation’s top lawyers under 40 by Thomson Reuters’ 2024 “Super Lawyers – Rising Stars.”

Each year, Super Lawyers conducts a rigorous selection process designed to identify outstanding early and mid-career lawyers in each...

WKPS Lawyers Block Boeing from Dismissing Workers’ Birth Defect Claims

WKPS Lawyers Block Boeing from Dismissing Workers’ Birth Defect Claims

An article published by Law360 highlights the work of Waters Kraus Paul & Siegel attorneys who secured a closely watched ruling on behalf of Boeing manufacturing plant employees seeking to hold the company accountable for birth injuries caused by exposure to toxic chemicals on the job.

In “Boeing Can’t Exit Wash. Worker’s Birth Defect Suit,” reporter Rachel Riley...

$725M Benzene Verdict Against Exxon Earns National Media Attention

$725M Benzene Verdict Against Exxon Earns National Media Attention

Waters Kraus Paul & Siegel partners Patrick Wigle and Rajeev Mittal and Locks Law Firm partner Andrew DuMont were named among Law360’s “Lions of the Week” for their $725.5 million toxic exposure verdict against ExxonMobil. The May 9 verdict in Philadelphia’s First Judicial District court generated national media attention based on the sheer size of the verdict and the fact...

Outdated OSHA rules fail to shield tech workers from toxic exposure

Outdated OSHA rules fail to shield tech workers from toxic exposure

Workers in manufacturing facilities across the tech sector are at increasing risk from exposure to hazardous chemicals thanks to federal regulations that are woefully outdated and a business community that has failed to take worker safety seriously.

Former Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) Director David Michaels estimates that 90 percent of the permissible exposure...

ExxonMobil Hit with $725M Verdict for Failure to Warn About Cancer-Causing Benzene in Gasoline

ExxonMobil Hit with $725M Verdict for Failure to Warn About Cancer-Causing Benzene in Gasoline

Philly jury finds benzene in gasoline caused former mechanic’s leukemia diagnosis

PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia jury has returned a $725.5 million verdict against ExxonMobil, finding the company’s failure to warn about the known health risks of exposure to cancer-causing benzene in its petroleum products was responsible for a former service station mechanic’s acute myeloid...

Pattern of Denial: Corporations Hide Pesticide, Consumer Product Risks

Pattern of Denial: Corporations Hide Pesticide, Consumer Product Risks

From pesticides to consumer products, manufacturers are known to go to great lengths to limit and control what the public knows about the safety of their products. Recent incidents in Europe and the United States underscore some of the ways corporations wield their power at the expense of consumer safety.

A Heavy Corporate Hand Suppressing Product Safety Information

In Europe, EU...

Fear, Unease in the Shadows of the Petrochemical Industry

Fear, Unease in the Shadows of the Petrochemical Industry

Toxic chemicals released from recurring fires, explosions and industrial mishaps have become an inevitable part of life for families living in the shadows of petrochemical plants clustered in east and southeast Houston communities like Deer Park.

Life goes on while fears linger that the next catastrophe is not a matter of “if,” but “when.”

Reassurances ring...

Sex Abuse Victims are Coming Forward and Making a Difference

Sex Abuse Victims are Coming Forward and Making a Difference

During National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, we salute victims of sexual abuse who are making a difference by bravely coming forward to demand justice.

Their bravery is making a difference. Recent research has documented a growing demand for schools to be held accountable for failing to protect students, along with a surge in large monetary awards and settlements against schools for...

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