Majed Nachawati Featured as Lawdragon’s Limelight Profile
November 16, 2020
Founded in 2005, Lawdragon is one of the leading names in legal journalism, providing news, analysis, and insight into the day’s most pressing legal issues. This year the publication named Fears Nachawati Law Firm Named Partner Majed Nachawati to the legal publication’s overall 500 Leading Lawyers in America list and the nation’s 500 Leading Plaintiffs Consumer Lawyers list. Nachawati was recently featured as Lawdragon’s Limelight...
Fears Nachawati Law Firm Recognized as “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News Best Lawyer Magazine
November 5, 2020
Fears Nachawati Law Firm is recognized for the first time, as a Best Law Firm, by U.S. News. The firm was ranked in two practice areas, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, in the Dallas Fort Worth region tier 3 in the 2021 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” Firms included...
The Court is Back in Session, Virtually for Talcum Powder
November 3, 2020
The first trial involving Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) talc-based products since the nationwide COVID-19 shut down in March and the first talc trial were held virtually over Zoom began last week in California state court. J&J and other defendants opposed holding the trial virtually, but the judge, in this case, pressed forward with the current talcum powder trial in light of the Plaintiffs’ rapidly failing...
Appellate Practice Presents Oral Argument Before the Fifth Court of Appeals En Banc
November 2, 2020
The Fifth Court of Appeals sitting En Banc expressed skepticism of an ambulance company’s arguments for ending a patient death suit. The three-justice panel’s August 2019 decision affirmed the dismissal of the late Gary Lew Maypole II’s family’s suit against Acadian Ambulance Service Inc. because the medical authorization form was missing information unknown to his surviving family members. The family requested a rehearing before the...
Texas Super Lawyers Recognizes Three Fears Nachawati Lawyers
October 19, 2020
Three Fears Nachawati attorneys have been selected as 2020 Texas Super Lawyers. Named partner Majed Nachawati, partner Darren McDowell and attorney Steve Schulte earned the 2020 Texas Super Lawyer distinction. This is the first time McDowell and Schulte have been selected. The annual peer-review listing selection is a four-step process that is objective, credible, and often the list is the go-to source for consumers looking...
Johnson & Johnson Adds $1 Billion to Opioid Settlement
October 15, 2020
Johnson & Johnson has agreed in principle to contribute to the all-in settlement deal that would resolve opioid lawsuits against the company. The additional commitment brings Johnson and Johnson up to $5 billion in total contributions. The settlement is part of the $48 billion frameworks that four states North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Pennsylvania announced one year ago in which Johnson & Johnson and four...