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

Whistleblowers and Rewards: Why It Matters

October 4, 2022 In 2021, the U.S. Department of Justice recuperated $5.6 billion from False Claims Act (FCA) cases. Whistleblowers played an important role in this recovery. Who Are Whistleblowers? Private citizens, called “relators,” are allowed to file suit for FCA violations on…

Waters & Kraus founders named to 2022 Texas Super Lawyers list

December 1, 2022 Waters & Kraus LLP is proud to announce that law firm partners C. Andrew Waters and Peter A. Kraus once again have been named to the 2022 Texas Super Lawyers list. The prestigious list recognizes both Waters and Kraus as among the top 5% of Texas attorneys in their practice areas for personal Injury litigation and product liability litigation on behalf of plaintiffs. About Super Lawyers® Super Lawyers is a Thomson Reuters rating publication that annually conducts a rigorous review process to name outstanding lawyers in more than 70 practice areas. The selection process involves peer input and third-party validation…

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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