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Fears Nachawati trial lawyer Jonathan Novak was a special guest on a recent edition of the Lawyer 2 Lawyer podcast, where he provided background on the causes of the opioid epidemic and described legal strategies being used to hold pharmaceutical companies, distributers and other parties along the supply chain accountable. In litigation that seeks sweeping economic penalties for damages caused by opioid drugs, attorneys are...

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Fears Nachawati trial lawyer Jonathan Novak was a special guest on a recent edition of the Lawyer 2 Lawyer podcast, where he provided background on the causes of the opioid epidemic and described legal strategies being used to hold pharmaceutical companies, distributers and other parties along the supply chain accountable. In litigation that seeks sweeping economic penalties for damages caused by opioid drugs, attorneys are...

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Fears Nachawati trial lawyer Jonathan Novak was a special guest on a recent edition of the Lawyer 2 Lawyer podcast, where he provided background on the causes of the opioid epidemic and described legal strategies being used to hold pharmaceutical companies, distributers and other parties along the supply chain accountable. In litigation that seeks sweeping economic penalties for damages caused by opioid drugs, attorneys are...

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Fears Nachawati trial lawyer Jonathan Novak was a special guest on a recent edition of the Lawyer 2 Lawyer podcast, where he provided background on the causes of the opioid epidemic and described legal strategies being used to hold pharmaceutical companies, distributers and other parties along the supply chain accountable. In litigation that seeks sweeping economic penalties for damages caused by opioid drugs, attorneys are...

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DALLAS – Trial attorney Majed Nachawati has been selected to the 2019 list of the Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine based on his outstanding work in mass tort litigation. This is the fourth year the co-founding partner of Fears Nachawati Law Firm has made the list. Mr. Nachawati has developed a national reputation for his representation of individuals, businesses and public entities in...

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  Fears Nachawati trial lawyer Matthew McCarley was featured in an episode of the true crime show “In Ice Cold Blood,” detailing the murder-for-hire of a 69-year-old woman who was killed for her $5 million life insurance policies. In 2014, Anita Fox was found fatally stabbed inside a Colleyville house where she worked as a housekeeper. Bernard “Little Joe” Gorman and his father, Bernard “Big...

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Following the announcement that OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma had reached a landmark settlement with the state of Oklahoma for damages caused by opioid addition, the Associated Press spoke with Fears Nachawati trial lawyer Jonathan Novak about the significance of the settlement. The agreement is expected to lead to additional settlements filed by states and public entities across the U.S. The $270 million settlement includes funding...

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National law firm Fears Nachawati is launching an immediate investigation into the popular gout drug Uloric, manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceuticals, after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a boxed warning stemming from of the increased risk of death from Uloric use. The law firm is encouraging anyone who has experienced serious health problems or whose family members died after Uloric use to consult...

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Author: Julianne Parker, Bankruptcy Attorney Payless ShoeSource has filed its second bankruptcy in 2 years.  It first filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in 2017.  It restructured its $435 million in debt and closed approximately 500 of its stores in the original bankruptcy.  In its second bankruptcy, filed on February 18, 2019, it plans to close all its 2,500 stores located...

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SALT LAKE CITY – An Army combat veteran in Utah has filed a lawsuit against 3M, seeking damages for permanent hearing loss caused by defective earplugs and alleging that the manufacturer doctored test results to win a government contract. The lawsuit filed by Dallas-based Fears Nachawati Law Firm on behalf of Nathan Fortie seeks economic damages for permanent hearing loss and tinnitus caused when 3M...

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Before the country grasped the full extent of the opioid crisis, it was already claiming thousand of lives, costing millions of dollars, and millions more in resources. Now, another sobering statistic has been released, this time from the National Safety Council. For the first time in history, Americans are more likely to die by opioid overdoses than they are in a vehicle crash. According to...

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The Fort Worth Weekly interviewed attorney Matthew McCarley regarding the firm’s recent lawsuit against Perdue Pharma and other opioid manufacturers. The suit, filed on behalf of Johnson County, Texas, alleges that pharmaceutical companies knowingly deceived the public regarding the effects of opioids, which in turn has led to the crisis our communities are facing today. In the interview, McCarley discusses what Fear Nachawati hopes to...

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Thousands of lawsuits against pharmaceutical companies, prescription drug distributors and pharmacy retailers for their role in causing the opioid epidemic are based on the legal strategy honed 20 years ago in epic litigation against the tobacco industry, said Fears Nachawati Law Firm trial lawyer Jonathan Novak in a special appearance on the Lawyer 2 Lawyer podcast. Trial lawyers are demanding that manufacturers and companies along...

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DALLAS – Trial attorney Majed Nachawati, co-founding partner of Fears Nachawati Law Firm, has been appointed to the Legal Ethics Committee of the Dallas Bar Association for 2019. The Legal Ethics Committee is responsible for establishing and presenting the slate of ethics-related continuing legal education programs, including the DBA’s annual legal ethics seminar. “Ethics is the foundation of the legal profession,” said Mr. Nachawati. “You...

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DALLAS – Fears Nachawati Law Firm co-founder Majed Nachawati is continuing his leadership role in the legal community with an appointment to the Dallas Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral Service Committee. Mr. Nachawati’s appointment to a new term on the LRS Committee underscores his commitment to ensuring that everyone has access to the civil justice system. He has played an integral role in building a firm...

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The opioid epidemic in America is killing more than a hundred people a day. Nearly $80B is being spent every year in health care costs, treatment programs, and additional costs to states, cities and counties. For decades, drug manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers and retailers – created the pill spill crisis and to this day continue to profit from it – having largely avoided taking any responsibility...

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DALLAS – Increasing its ability to provide exceptional representation involving opioid and mass tort litigation in Texas and throughout the country, Dallas’ Fears Nachawati has added former U.S. Department of Justice litigator Jonathan Novak as an associate in Dallas. “Jonathan has served our nation well in the fight against opioids,” said Bryan Fears, founding partner at Fears Nachawati, pointing to the critical role Mr. Novak...

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No doubt, at some point in your life, there will be times when you will need to turn to the help and assistance of an attorney. Selecting the right attorney can be an intimidating proposition. There are nearly 100,000 attorneys here in the state of Texas, who have been educated and have knowledge of different disciplines of the law. Those specialties include personal injury, estate...

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There are more than one million lawyers across the United States, and nearly 100,000 in the state of Texas—the second largest active-member state bar in the country. The practice of law is a competitive and highly active industry and trying to pick the right lawyer among all those options can feel like a daunting or even impossible task, especially if your life has been turned...

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A months-long trial in San Francisco has ended after a jury found that Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer contributed to a school groundskeeper’s lymphoma, awarding the man $289 million in damages in this landmark decision. Dewayne Johnson’s case was the first to go to trial because his doctors said he was near death due to his terminal cancer and California offers an expedited trial in those...

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FORT WORTH, Texas – Attorneys for Dallas-based Fears Nachawati Law Firm have secured a $166 million verdict against the daughter and son-in-law of a North Texas woman who was killed in 2014 for the proceeds of life insurance policies totaling $5 million. Jurors in Tarrant County’s 141st Judicial District Court determined Mark and Virginia Buckland were central figures in the conspiracy that led to the...

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Congratulations to Fears Nachawati Partner, Matthew McCarley, and Co-Counsel Daniel W. Packard of the Packard Law Firm for obtaining a $166 Million verdict in the Murder For Hire Life Insurance Case in Tarrant County, Texas – Fox v. Buckland. This is a huge win for the Fox family in a case that has been ongoing since the murder of Anita Fox on Sept. 23, 2014....

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Another Courtroom Victory

February 2, 2018

Congratulations to Fears Nachawati’s Trial Attorney, Brice Burris, and his team on another great victory in a personal injury case in Tarrant County. The insurance company offered a pretrial settlement offer of $8,500 but Brice knew that our client deserved more. Brice and his team went to work and fought for justice in the courtroom where the jury’s verdict awarded our injured client $31, 262.25,...

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This Saturday, Majed Nachawati will speak at the 2018 AAJ Winter Convention in Maui, Hawaii. The theme for this year’s convention is “Responding to the Opioid Crisis” and Mr. Nachawati will specifically discuss the federal duties in building a case against a manufacturer. We know that Mr. Nachawati will share valuable information on the subject and are happy for those who will have the opportunity...

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Congratulations to our trial team and Trial Attorney Brice Burris for a victory in a serious personal injury case in Collin County. Justice was served in the verdict amount of over $151,000 to our injured clients. For more information, please contact the firm at 1.866.705.7584. http://www.fnlawfirm.com/team/brice-burris/

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We are proud to report that the Texas Supreme Court has ruled today in favor of our client, who was the victim of a workplace sexual assault. In B.C. V. Steak N Shake, Fears Nachawati Partner Matthew McCarley served as trial counsel and fought to ensure justice for our client. The Dallas Court of Appeals originally held that victims of workplace violence and assaults were...

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Fears Nachawati is proudly representing former NFL players and their families in the tragic cases of CTE and other concussion related injuries.  If you or someone you care about is a former NFL player, please contact us at intake@fnlawfirm.com or by phone at 214.890.0711. We will evaluate your case and make sure you get the best possible settlement with no money out of your pocket....

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Fears Nachawati Law Firm is proud to announce that Partner Majed Nachawati has been selected to the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by receive this honor. Additionally, Partners Bryan Fears and John Raggio, were both selected to the 2016 Super Lawyer Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers is a rating service...

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Fears Nachawati Law Firm is pleased to announce that founding partner Majed Nachawati has taken a position as a Mentor in the Louis A. Bedford, Jr. Mentorship Program at the University of North Texas Dallas College of Law. The mentorship program provides UNT Dallas College of Law students the opportunity to meet and talk with lawyers on a regular basis in addition to their regular...

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Fears | Nachawati Law Firm is proud to announce that founding partner Majed Nachawati has been nominated to become a member of the William “Mac” Taylor, Jr. American Inn of Court. The American Inns of Court is an association of lawyers, judges, and other legal professionals from all levels and backgrounds who share a passion for professional excellence. The goal of the Inn of Court...

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Fears | Nachawati Law Firm is proud to announce that founding partner Majed Nachawati has been reappointed to the Board of Directors of The Public Justice Foundation. Public Justice’s mission as a non-profit organization and public interest law firm is to pursue high impact lawsuits to combat social and economic injustice, protect the sustainability of the Earth, and challenge predatory conduct and government abuses. The...

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Fears | Nachawati Law Firm Partner, Majed Nachawati, has been reappointed as Panel Chairman on Panel 2, District 6 Grievance Committee of the State Bar of Texas. This appointment is highly prestigious and is held by only a handful of lawyers throughout Texas.  The Grievance Committee’s job is to make sure that attorneys throughout the state of Texas uphold the integrity of the practice of...

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Fears | Nachawati recently sponsored the Junior League of Dallas’ Annual Ball. We are proud to help support local, community organizations such this one. The Junior League of Dallas is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Please visit https://www.jld.net/ for more information about how the...

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