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Posts Tagged ‘Corporate Accountability’

Monumental asbestos ban will save lives, hold corporations accountable

Full Asbestos Ban in the US

Monumental asbestos ban will save lives, hold corporations accountable

A long-awaited federal ban on products containing asbestos by the U.S. will save countless lives of workers, consumers and their families, while placing the U.S. in line with most other industrial countries that have already banned the material, attorneys at Waters Kraus Paul & Siegel said Tuesday.

The March 18 order by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) marks the first...

Private Equity Firms Increasingly Held Responsible for Healthcare Fraud

Private Equity Firms Increasingly Held Responsible for Healthcare Fraud

As private equity firms increasingly pour investment money into home health, nursing homes, mental health centers, and hospices, federal regulators are taking notice. As a result, these profit-driven organizations are increasingly being held responsible for violating statutes like the False Claims Act, as well as SEC regulations.

About 30% to 50% of home health and hospice transactions...

Black Lung Disease Is Killing Thousands of Coal Miners

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Black Lung Disease Is Killing Thousands of Coal Miners

Regulators and coal mining companies failed to prevent the rise of advanced black lung disease.

An investigation identified 2,000 cases of black lung disease, the biggest cluster of the disease ever reported, according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).  Conducted by NPR and the PBS program Frontline, the study revealed the extent of a grave epidemic...

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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