Recent Study Links Xarelto Use to Eye Bleeding
July 23, 2015
In the recent June 2015 issue of JAMA Ophthalmology, researchers studied some of Xarelto’s disturbing side effects, further calling into question the safety of the drug. These scientists studied the link between Xarelto usage and the possibility of an increase in stomach bleeds and eye hemorrhaging. Drs. Judy H. Hun and John C. Hwang found that patients in their 70s and 80s who had taken Xarelto after...
New Study Claims That New Drug Can Reverse Effects of Blood Thinner Pradaxa
July 23, 2015
A new experimental drug has been proven to reverse the effects of the drug Pradaxa (dabigatran). The drug, called idarucizumab, is said to work within minutes of being given to patients. Pradaxa is a newer anticoagulant that has been marketed as an easier alternative to traditional blood thinners. Unfortunately, it was not created alongside an antidote that could undo the potentially deadly side effects that...
New Evidence Shows that Xarelto Can Be Passed Down From Mother to Fetus
July 23, 2015
A recent study has revealed that mothers who take Xarelto can pass down the drug to their unborn child. When ingested during pregnancy, the anticoagulant transfers back and forth across the placenta between a mother and her fetus. The study was done by a research team at The Motherisk Program at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and published most recently in the American...
Families Fight to Keep College Tuition from Bankruptcy Trustees
July 9, 2015
As reported by the Wall Street Journal, there is a growing trend among bankruptcy trustees to recover college tuition paid by bankruptcy debtors on behalf of their children. Under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, a trustee can sue to take back money that a bankrupt person spent several years before filing for protection if the trustee finds that the person didn’t get “reasonably equivalent value” for...
Partner Majed Nachawati appointed as Panel Chairman of State Bar of Texas Grievance Committee
July 7, 2015
We are proud to announce that Fears | Nachawati Law Firm Partner, Majed Nachawati, has recently been appointed as Panel Chairman on Panel 2, District 6 Grievance Committee of the State Bar of Texas. This appointment is highly prestigious, as the position is filled based up on nominations from other grievance committee members, and ultimately appointed by the Committee Chair. The Committee’s job is to...
Supreme Court Says No Immediate Appeal for Many Bankruptcy Issues
June 30, 2015
Most bankruptcy cases are comprised of different debt issues between the debtor and several creditors – all who are competing to get at the debtor’s limited resources. During the course of the case, a party may ask for the bankruptcy court to take action to alter the legal status or relationship of one or more parties. For instance, a party may ask the court: To...