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...
Dallas Business Journal Speaks to Matthew McCarley on Protests and Business Interruption Claims
June 1, 2020
With business interruption claims being filed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, questions are now being asked regarding filing claims related to damage sustained in the wave of protests currently taking place across the country. The Dallas Business Journal spoke to Fears Nachawati partner Matthew McCarley on what business owners can expect. “This is different than the business interruption claims,” Matthew said. “With (COVID-19-related)...
Darren McDowell and Eric Przybysz Answer Questions on Johnson & Johnson Talc Litigation
May 29, 2020
After having its product pulled from store shelves across the country and facing billions of dollars in liability, Johnson & Johnson has announced it will stop selling its talc-based baby powder in the United States and Canada. While removing this dangerous product from the market is welcome news from a public-health perspective, there is still much work to be done and other hurdles to overcome....
Fears Nachawati Files Class-Action Lawsuits Over ADT Employee’s Video Snooping
May 18, 2020
Fears Nachawati, Chicago-based Edelson PC and Dallas-based Carter Law Group are filing two federal class-action lawsuits on behalf of ADT Security Services customers whose privacy was breached by a company employee who had access to streaming video from customers’ security cameras. The home security company marketed in-home camera systems as a way for parents to check in on their children and pets. However, it failed...