Fears Nachawati Investigating Possible Uloric Lawsuits After FDA Issues Strongest Warning for Gout Drug
March 11, 2019
National law firm Fears Nachawati is launching an immediate investigation into the popular gout drug Uloric, manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceuticals, after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a boxed warning stemming from of the increased risk of death from Uloric use. The law firm is encouraging anyone who has experienced serious health problems or whose family members died after Uloric use to consult...
The Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Fort Worth, Texas
March 7, 2019
While almost any neighborhood has its risks, there are some areas that are much more dangerous than others in any given city. Fort Worth has a variety of neighborhoods ranging from college communities to communities with a higher population of professionals. On one hand, Fort Worth ranks as one of the best places to live in the United States because of its various entertainment opportunities...
What is the Statute of Limitations on Debt in Texas?
March 5, 2019
There are laws in place to protect debtors. In the State of Texas, there are strict statutes of limitations for pursuing or collecting a debt. While the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) was established by federal lawmakers to protect debtors, the Texas Debt Collection Act is Texas’ version of the FDCPA. The state law covers the same topics as the FDCPA because they both...
Understanding Wage Garnishment in Texas and How it Affects You
March 3, 2019
Most states limit the amount that a creditor can garnish from your paycheck for delinquent debts. Texas laws that limit the amount that a creditor can take from your wages to pay your debts are much stricter than the federal laws regarding wage garnishment also known as wage attachments. Based on Texas law, a creditor cannot garnish your wages for anything other than student loans,...
What is the Legal Drinking Age in Texas?
March 1, 2019
The 1984 Minimum Drinking Age Act requires states to prohibit individuals younger than 21 from purchasing alcohol or possessing it publicly. If a state doesn’t set the minimum drinking age at 21, the state is not eligible to receive state highway funds. However, some states have set exceptions regarding alcohol use and possession in a private residence or while in the care of a parent....
The Biggest Business Bankruptcies of 2018
February 26, 2019
Written by Julianne Parker, Bankruptcy Attorney The Biggest Business Bankruptcies in 2018 Brick and mortar stores are facing tough times in trying to compete with online retailers. Here’s a look back at some of these retailers who filed for bankruptcy in 2018. Sears – Sears Holdings (owner of Sears and Kmart) filed for bankruptcy and planned to close 182 unprofitable stores. Toys R Us –...