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Waters & Kraus Opposes Proposed Roundup Weed Killer Settlement

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Waters & Kraus Opposes Proposed Roundup Weed Killer Settlement

National plaintiffs’ law firm, Waters & Kraus, LLP, joins almost 100 law firms in amicus brief opposing proposed settlement of future Roundup claims.

The prospective danger of the popular herbicide Roundup has been known for years. In 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) said that glyphosate—which is the world’s most commonly...

Milestone Reached in Texas Online Voter Registration

Milestone Reached in Texas Online Voter Registration

(Forbes) 500,000 Texans Register to Vote in 5 Months Through New Online Registration.

A September court ruling allowing Texans to register to vote online when updating their driver’s license has now led over half a million to register to vote in the state, according to the advocacy group MOVE Texas—a milestone voting rights advocates hope will lead to...

Honoring Black Women in Law: Black History Month

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Honoring Black Women in Law: Black History Month

In the United States, fewer than 5% of all lawyers are Black, according to a recent study conducted by Law360. An even smaller percentage of this group are Black women lawyers — a startling statistic given the historical legacy left by many women legal trailblazers of color. This year, in observance of Black History Month, we’re recognizing and celebrating the legacy left by some of the...

Prescribed Opioids Among Pregnant Women May Cause Birth Defects

Prescribed Opioids Among Pregnant Women May Cause Birth Defects

Since the early 1990s, the United States has faced a unique crisis. Though we only make up around 5% of the earth’s population, Americans consume 80% of all prescription opioids. Though the epidemic has been blamed in large part on the pharmaceutical industry, which often markets powerful medications as safe, doctors have faced far less scrutiny for their role in the crisis. The excessive...

Firm Partners Kraus and Paul Named to Best Lawyers® 2021

Firm Partners Kraus and Paul Named to Best Lawyers® 2021

Waters Kraus Paul & Siegel partners Peter Kraus and Gary Paul have both been named to the 2021 Best Lawyers® list. The publication annually recognizes the top 6% of private practicing attorneys in the nation. The honor has been designated to Mr. Kraus for his work in the category of Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs. At the same...

Michael Armitage Receives Top Rated Litigator 2020 Designation

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Michael Armitage Receives Top Rated Litigator 2020 Designation

Water Kraus & Paul partner Michael Armitage has been recognized on the 2020 Top Rated Litigator list by Legal Leader Litigator in Partnership with Martindale-Hubbell™. The ALM Media publication has been evaluating attorneys based on their strong legal ability and ethical standards for more than 130 years. As a firm partner in the Los Angeles office located in El Segundo, California,...

Covid Delays Trial for Terminally Sick

NBC Bay Area's Investigative Unit reports on Covid-Related Court Delays Leave Sick Fearful They May Die Before Going to Trial

Covid Delays Trial for Terminally Sick

Amid the pandemic, California courts are failing to provide some terminally ill plaintiffs their right to an expedited trial, violating state law.

Terminally ill plaintiffs, who were supposed to be guaranteed expedited trials in light of their deteriorating medical conditions, are still waiting for their day in court, according to an NBC Bay Area...

The Right to Vote: Fight. Defend. Win.

The Right to Vote: Fight. Defend. Win.

Your vote is your voice — and Waters & Kraus is fighting to protect it.

Voter suppression has a long and ugly history in the United States, from poll taxes and literacy tests to outright bans on certain groups from voting. While voter disenfranchisement today may not be quite as overt, we still have to work hard to protect voter’s rights.

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Texas Votes 2020: What You Need to Know

Texas Votes 2020: What You Need to Know

Make your voice heard — have a plan when you go to the polls to ensure a successful voting experience.

We work hard to fight for the rights of our clients, and that extends to the ability to freely cast our votes. Your vote is your voice — and the very bedrock of our democracy. But it can be challenging for some to vote in Texas. These frequently asked...

Family of College Football Hall of Famer Sues Helmet Maker

Family of College Football Hall of Famer Sues Helmet Maker

While Rickey Dixon’s family mourns his loss, they seek to keep fighting for justice and the protections he was promised on the field.

DALLAS—Waters Kraus Paul & Siegel is saddened to announce the passing of Rickey Dixon. Dixon, a member of the College Football Hall of Fame and a six-year NFL veteran, passed away on August 1, 2020, at his home in...

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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