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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 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

How Does the False Claims Act Work?

May 10, 2022 Last year, whistleblowers led the way to over $1.6 billion in False Claims Act recoveries, continuing a long legacy of ordinary citizens fighting for what’s right since the United States’ first qui tam whistleblower law was passed in 1778. But…

Peter Kraus, Patrick Wigle Named D Magazine ‘Best Lawyers of 2022’

June 30, 2022 D Magazine has named Waters Kraus & Paul founder Peter Kraus and partner Patrick Wigle as Best Lawyers of 2022, an exclusive list which honors the top lawyers in Dallas as chosen by their peers. The winners are spotlighted in the magazine’s May 2022 issue. D Magazine’s annual list is compiled by asking lawyers with a valid Texas Bar number to nominate two lawyers outside their firm and one within their firm across all voting categories, keeping the following question in mind: “Which local lawyers, of those whose work you have witnessed firsthand, would you rank among the current best?”…

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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