Fears Nachawati Donates to Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program Endowment
July 7, 2020
Fears Nachawati has been recognized by the Dallas Bar Association for its $50,000 donation to the Justice Forever Fund. The fund is the endowment of the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program, which, according to former DBA president Michael Hurst, was created to support “justice for all people, for all times.” The DVAP was founded in 1997 as a joint initiative of the Dallas Bar Association and...
Matthew McCarley Answers Questions on Business Interruption Insurance
July 6, 2020
As COVID-19 continues to spread, leaving businesses all over the country in jeopardy, Fears Nachawati partner Matthew McCarley sat down to answer some questions for those who may be filing business interruption claims with their insurance providers. What can a business do if an insurance company refuses to pay a business interruption claim? Unfortunately, people have come to believe that when an insurance company denies...
One Step Closer: Matthew McCarley Appointed to the Texas Opioid Fee Committee
June 23, 2020
Dozens of municipalities across Texas have filed lawsuits against distributors and sellers of opioids. A settlement is still on the horizon, while a Texas Fee Committee was appointed on June 5, 2020 to determine fees and expenses that will soon be owed for the suits. This is a step closer towards helping those impacted by the opioid crisis. The committee will focus on an allocation...
Fears Nachawati Joins Business Community Supporting Juneteenth as a Paid Holiday
June 18, 2020
DALLAS – The Fears Nachawati Law Firm is joining a growing number of businesses in Texas and across the country recognizing Juneteenth as a paid holiday for all employees. Recent events like the tragic death of George Floyd and Blackout Tuesday have spurred communities to take a harder look at systemic racism and failures of the criminal justice system. Fears Nachawati co-founders Majed Nachawati and Bryan Fears said the decision to recognize June 19 as a paid holiday was an...
Fears Nachawati Ranks Among Top 10 Firms in Nation Handling the Most Product Liability Cases
June 5, 2020
Fears Nachawati has ranked among the country’s top 10 plaintiffs firms handling the most product liability cases, according to a recent report from Lex Machina, the legal analytics division of LexisNexis. The report, which looked at cases filed between 2015 and 2019, found that Fears Nachawati filed a total of 3,817 cases, placing them eighth overall. “We are honored by this national recognition,” said Fears...
Opioid Litigation Settlement in Sight with Agreement Between State of Texas, Local Governments
June 3, 2020
An agreement that could bring monetary relief to communities battling the opioid epidemic has been made between the Texas Attorney General’s office and a group of Texas cities and counties ravaged by the highly addictive drugs. The agreement, which was announced by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, provides structure to any future settlements with manufacturers, distributers and retailers that played a role in flooding communities...