Whistleblowers and Rewards: Why It Matters
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,‚Äù are allowed to file suit for FCA...Read More
Marketing Efforts Created the Crisis that led to Opioid Lawsuits
As courtrooms continue to fill with opioid lawsuits across the U.S., researchers provide more insight into the role that pharmaceutical companies played. A recent study revealed a connection between the amount of money spent on opioid-related marketing and...Read More
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Nearly 150 Groups Call Better Whistleblower Protections
Prior to 2009, there were no government protections for whistleblowers who exposed wrongdoing or abuse of power with regard to government contractors and grantees. This changed when President Barack Obama signed the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of...Read More
Peter Kraus Receives ADL Larry Schoenbrun Jurisprudence Award
We are thrilled to see others recognize the leadership of Waters Kraus & Paul's Founding Partner, Peter Kraus. He is this year's recipient of the Larry Schoenbrun Jurisprudence Award awarded annually by the Anti-Defamation League Texoma. The award...Read More
Prevention and Prenatal Care Can Lower the Risk of Birth Defects
About three percent of babies born in the United States each year are affected by birth defects. Birth defects, also called congenital defects or malformations, may be mild or severe, and can have a profound effect on the...Read More
AAJ’s Trial Masters Interviews Attorney Peter Kraus
Lawyer Peter A. Kraus is largely responsible for opening the courthouse doors for asbestos victims in Alabama. Though he won’t take singular credit for finally getting the victims the justice they deserve there after years of neglect by...Read More
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