Fears Nachawati’s Jonathan Novak Outlines Opioid Epidemic Origins for Maryland Bar Journal Article
July 16, 2019
An article by Fears Nachawati’s Jonathan Novak published in the Maryland Bar Journal examines the origins of the opioid addiction epidemic and the critical role that the legal system is playing in helping overwhelmed state and regional governments address long-term societal damages caused by opioid addiction. In “Bootstrapping the Opioid Epidemic: Civil litigators are assisting communities in recovering from the opioid crisis where the Federal...
Prominent Consumer, Environmental Lawyer Gale Pearson Joins Dallas-based Fears Nachawati
June 27, 2019
Nationally known lawyer Gale Pearson, who is helping to pioneer water contamination litigation, has joined Dallas-based Fears Nachawati Law Firm. A nationally certified clinical laboratory scientist, Ms. Pearson has served on several multidistrict litigation science committees. She helped lead Minnesota’s first lawsuits alleging water contamination by 3M-manufactured chemicals. Recently, she was named to the federal Plaintiffs Executive Committee leadership group for multidistrict lawsuits involving water...
Fears Nachawati’s $166M Verdict Ranked As Largest Intentional Tort Award for 2018
June 21, 2019
FORT WORTH, Texas – The $166 million jury verdict secured by Fears Nachawati for the son of a North Texas woman killed for the proceeds of her life insurance policies has been recognized by The National Law Journal as 2018’s largest intentional tort award in Texas. The May 2018 jury verdict in Tarrant County’s 141st Judicial District Court was also ranked the sixth largest among...
Fears Nachawati to Represent Maryland’s Calvert County in Opioid Lawsuit
June 19, 2019
The Dallas-based law firm Fears Nachawati has been retained by the Calvert County Board of County Commissioners in Maryland to pursue a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors over their role in the epidemic of addiction to these painkillers. Representing the southern Maryland county is a legal consortium that features Matthew McCarley and Jonathan Novak of Fears Nachawati, along with attorneys from Ferrer, Poirot &...
Environmental Lawyers Probing Water Contamination from ‘Forever Chemicals’
June 5, 2019
As concern mounts over health risks from so-called “forever chemicals,” environmental trial lawyers at Dallas-based Fears Nachawati Law Firm are investigating water contamination cases on behalf of states, counties and cities across the nation. Groundwater contamination from fluorine-based PFAS compounds has been reported at hundreds of sites across the U.S., threatening the drinking water of millions of Americans. Industrial chemicals including PFAS, PFOA and PFC...
Prominent Texas Trial Lawyers Bryan Fears and Majed Nachawati Welcome Joe Biden on Campaign Swing
May 29, 2019
Fears Nachawati cofounders, Bryan Fears and Majed Nachawati, were among a small group of prominent Texas lawyers hosting Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on a campaign-related stop in Dallas on Wednesday. Mr. Fears and Mr. Nachawati joined Lisa Blue Baron, Dori and Russell Budd, Lisa and Peter Kraus, John Driscoll, and Wendy and Marc Stanley in hosting a lunchtime fundraiser for Mr. Biden, who currently...