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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 & Siegel 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

Texas Not Immune from Whistleblower Claim to Share of $236M Fraud Recovery

December 14, 2023 In an important victory for whistleblowers exposing Medicaid fraud and abuse of government programs, a Texas appellate court has rejected efforts by the Texas Attorney General’s Office to bar Waters Kraus Paul & Siegel’s whistleblower client from seeking her portion…

Private Equity and Healthcare Q&A with Caitlyn Silhan

February 5, 2024 A flood of private equity investment is transforming the U.S. healthcare industry. Across the healthcare economy, private equity firms are rapidly acquiring medical practices and healthcare businesses and rolling them up into larger companies. Private equity firms pool money from investors—typically institutional investors—and use debt to purchase businesses with the goal of generating short-term profits. These investments coincide with increasing concern that private equity’s single-minded pursuit of profit comes at the expense of fraudulent billing and diminishing quality of care. According to a 2021 report by the National Bureau of Economic Research, patients in a private equity-owned nursing home faced…
Caitlyn Silhan Lawyer

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 & Siegel 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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