D Magazine Features Fears Nachawati Victory In Long-Running Opioid Cases
December 8, 2020
D Magazine highlighted new developments in the opioid litigation involving the government, plaintiffs, and other firms in cases that are some of the most complex ever attempted. Fears Nachawati, a Local Law Firm, is Taking on the OxyContin Industry and Winning BY WILL MADDOX PUBLISHED IN HEALTHCARE BUSINESS DECEMBER 7, 2020 2:00 PM OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma reached a global $8 billion opioid settlement of criminal and civil charges with...
Non-Competes in Texas: Is the Reasonable Standard Reasonably Defined?
December 1, 2020
You land a new and exciting job offer; you’re ready to sign on the dotted line, but your contract includes a non-compete. You ask: Is this even legal? What happens if this job doesn’t work out? Would I be able to find other work? Can this be enforced? Under Texas law, the answer is yes, maybe, and so long as it’s reasonable. In the great...
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...