Jonathan Novak Outlines State of Opioid Litigation at NYU Law School Opioid Conference
November 22, 2019
Fears Nachawati’s Jonathan Novak was among a select group of legal experts on both sides of high-profile opioid litigation invited recently to speak at New York University Law School’s Conference on the Opioid Epidemic. The gathering of legal experts representing plaintiffs and defendants shined a light on the ongoing public health crisis caused by reckless manufacturing and distribution of highly addictive opioid painkillers, as well as the status of closely...
Eric Przybysz and Jonathan Novak Speak at Mass Tort Educational Conference
November 19, 2019
Firm attorneys Eric Przybysz and Jonathan Novak spoke at the Mass Tort Nexus Four Day Immersion Course, which took place in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from November 8 through 11. The purpose of the course was to give attorneys practical knowledge that would help them better incorporate a successful mass torts docket into their practice. Eric presented on the firm’s work in cases involving defective surgical...
National Media Speak with Fears Nachawati’s Brice Burris about Walmart’s Responsibility for El Paso Mass Shooting
November 15, 2019
As the nation’s focus returned to El Paso for the reopening of the Cielo Vista Walmart where 22 people died in a mass shooting, media outlets spoke with Fears Nachawati trial lawyer Brice Burris for context about ongoing litigation against the retailer. The Fears Nachawati team has joined a pre-litigation investigation on behalf of shooting victims and family members in order to fully investigate how...
Nation’s Largest Milk Producer Files for Bankruptcy Protection
November 12, 2019
Southern Food Group, LLC d/b/a Dean Foods and 42 affiliated companies filed petitions today under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division. The Debtors have asked that all cases be jointly administered for procedural purposes. In its bankruptcy petition, Dean Foods lists $2.29 billion in assets and $2.18 billion in debts. Dallas based Dean Foods is America’s largest...
JUUL Profits While Kids Pay the Price
October 31, 2019
By the time top executives of the largest U.S. tobacco companies were hauled in before Congress in 1994, people had been smoking mass-produced cigarettes for nearly 130 years. And though these men, under oath, claimed with straight faces that nicotine wasn’t addictive, we’ve long known better. In 2019, just 16 years after e-cigarettes came onto the market, people are getting sick and dying, and companies...
Fears Nachawati Law Firm Investigating Juul E-Cigarette Illnesses, Injuries
October 18, 2019
Dallas trial lawyers demand transparency, accountability from e-cigarette industry DALLAS – Veteran mass tort lawyers at Dallas-based Fears Nachawati Law Firm are actively investigating injuries and illnesses blamed on Juul e-cigarettes and related vaping products. The Fears Nachawati trial team has extensive expertise uncovering questionable actions by medical and pharmaceutical companies and leading litigation on behalf of the victims of dangerous and defective products. Firm...