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When you get into a motor vehicle accident, you’re often in a state of shock, dealing with both emotional and physical distress that could cause you to misstep–especially when insurance is involved. Anything you say or do could end up affecting the money you get paid as compensation for an insurance claim. Filing a Car Accident Insurance Claim Do’s & Don’ts Below is a baker’s...

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Other Crimes

May 10, 2017

Juvenile Crimes Despite some common misconceptions criminal matters involving juveniles are quite serious and a juvenile conviction can impact a young person’s life well into adulthood. In certain instances the prosecuting attorney may choose to try a juvenile as an adult or attempt to obtain a conviction that will remain on a juvenile’s record even after they have reached the age of majority. Criminal cases...

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Probation Violations

May 10, 2017

For individuals currently on probation for a criminal offense an alleged violation can have severe consequences. In these instances your probation can be revoked and the original punishment that was previously being served on probation can be imposed. This can mean a final criminal conviction on your record and possibly a jail or prison sentence in some cases. Even minor violations can result in extended...

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Criminal history records can have a major impact on your ability to find employment, obtain a professional license or gain admission to an institution of higher learning. In some instances you may be entitled to have your criminal records closed off from public view. With our knowledge and experience in the area of expungement and non-disclosure law we can assist you in removing these roadblocks...

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Theft & Fraud

May 10, 2017

Theft and fraud are considered crimes of dishonesty. As such they are often looked upon with greater disfavor than other offenses in the same range of punishment. Further, individuals with careers in the retail or service industry may encounter a disproportionate level of difficulty gaining employment in these fields with a theft or fraud conviction on their record. Our law firm is experienced in defending...

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Drug Crimes

May 10, 2017

Many people who are charged with a drug crime are surprised to learn how vigorously Texas prosecutes drug cases. Even a first offense involving relatively small quantities of certain drugs can carry the possibility of a felony conviction and a prison sentence. Further, if you have been accused of manufacturing or selling drugs the potential penalties you face increase dramatically. The following types of drugs...

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Assault cases come in many forms. Some assaults are alleged to have caused bodily injury to the victim. Others are deemed to be “aggravated” when certain facts are present, carrying the possibility of particularly harsh penalties in the event of a conviction. The identity of the alleged assault victim can be an important factor as well. For instance, were you related to the victim? Was...

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If you have been accused of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) you undoubtedly have many questions. Am I looking at jail time? Will I be able to get an occupational driver’s license? Is it possible to keep this charge off of my record? These are just a few of the most common areas of concern for most people. In certain instances a case involving DWI can...

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Taxotere Side Effects

June 30, 2016

Have you experienced permanent hair loss or baldness after being treated for breast cancer with Taxotere? Recent lawsuits allege that the manufacturer of Taxotere failed to warn doctors and their patients of the risk of permanent alopecia (loss of hair) associated with the drug. These lawsuits seek compensation for the physical and psychological harm caused by the permanent loss of hair caused by use of...

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Stelara Interactions

June 30, 2016

Have You or a Loved One Developed Cancer After Using Stelara to Treat Psoriasis? A recent report to the FDA suggests that there is a much greater risk of cancer associated with Stelara than with similar psoriasis drugs. If you or a loved one has suffered due to Stelara side effects you may be entitled to compensation for your pain, suffering and medical costs.

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Pradaxa Settlements

June 30, 2016

More than 15% of people who took Pradaxa experienced internal bleeding. Have you taken the Blood-Thinning Drug Pradaxa? Have you had any Complications? You may be entitled to Compensation. If you have experienced complications after taking Pradaxa in order to prevent atrial fibrillation and strokes, you may be entitled to Cash Compensation $650,000,000 Settlement for Pradaxa Cases In May, Pradaxa maker, Boehringer Ingelheim, a German...

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Have you or someone you love suffered from brain damage, head trauma, or CTE from playing professional football? Following a class action lawsuit settlement agreement, the NFL has agreed to offer monetary awards and medical examinations for all eligible retired NFL players. The settlement is complex and contains many deadlines to qualify. Guidance by an experienced, professional law firm is essential to making sure you...

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Morcellator Cancer

June 30, 2016

Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with Cancer after a Hysterectomy or Fibroid Removal? Power Morcellators are medical devices used during laproscopic gynecological surgeries. Unfortunately, if a patient has undetected cancerous growths the procedure can spread the cancerous cells. As a result, morcellators have been linked to causing Cancer, Uterine Sarcoma and Leiomyosarcoma. If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with...

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Talcum Powder

June 30, 2016

Have you been diagnosed with ovarian cancer after regular use of talc-based products? Manufacturers of talc-based products are now being faced with thousands of lawsuits. These lawsuits seek to recover compensation for both physical and psychological harm suffered by women who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer after regular use of their talc-based products. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with ovarian...

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Under Texas law, a limited liability company can operate for “any lawful purpose or purposes not expressly prohibited under chapter 2 of title 1 or title 3 of the Business Organizations Code.” Thus, as the business grows, the company is able to operate for multiple purposes, provide multiple lines of goods, offer a variety of services and more. Many small business owners start with one...

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Invokana Lawsuit

June 8, 2016

Following a recent FDA warning of critical ketoacidosis dangers from the drugs Invokana and Invokamet, lawyers have initiated a national Invokana lawsuit on behalf of those injured. If you or a loved one has suffered due to Invokana side effects you may be entitled to compensation for your pain, suffering and medical costs. Our firm of experienced pharmaceutical lawyers will provide you with a no-cost, no-obligation...

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Xarelto Side Effects

June 8, 2016

Xarelto use has been associated with 2,081 serious adverse events, including at least 151 deaths in 2012 alone. Have you taken the Blood-Thinning Drug Xarelto? Have you had any Complications? You may be entitled to compensation. The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) released an October 17, 2013 report indicating Xarelto (Rivaroxaban) ranked tenth among drugs cited by the FDA in connection with Adverse Event Reports....

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Medical Malpractice

June 5, 2016

Medical malpractice involving a loved one, particularly children, is something that is unexpected and usually takes a heavy toll on those affected.  When a child or loved one is harmed during a medical procedure, you are entitled to know what went wrong.  Medical providers have a duty to provide competent care, as each patient places their trust and lives in the hands of these medical...

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Immigration Law

June 5, 2016

It’s often said that nothing worthwhile is ever easy and that can certainly be applied to understanding U.S. Immigration Law. The complex requirements that must be complied with in order to successfully work in or move to the United States require the assistance of an experienced attorney. We honor our commitment to the diversity of our country by offering a full range of immigration law services....

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Wrongful Death

June 5, 2016

Losing someone you love can be one of the most difficult situations you have ever faced, but knowing that his or her death could have been prevented just makes your loss all the more agonizing. Our attorneys can provide the legal guidance and representation that you need in order to successfully pursue a claim against those responsible. If someone you know was killed due to...

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Family Law

June 5, 2016

Family dynamics can be challenging and that is never more apparent than when a family unit fractures. Having an experienced family law attorneywho has a solid grasp on the unique state laws and procedural requirements in Texas will greatly increase the likelihood that your situation will have a satisfactory result. Dealing with a stressful family breakup is an experience that no one hopes to face....

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Criminal Defense

June 5, 2016

If you are facing a serious legal matter, hiring a criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible is the absolute best way to help successfully defend yourself. Our team of criminal defense attorneys has the experience, dedication and resources necessary to work through the challenging legal matters that have brought your life to a standstill. We will be Your Voice In The Courtroom™ and we will...

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It’s not exactly easy or fun to think about what will happen to your assets when you are gone. This is a difficult topic that many people put off addressing until it is too late but our team of sensitive attorneys can help you prepare for the worst and put your mind at ease.  Estate planning, wills and trusts are all issues that should be...

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Non-Compete Agreements

May 20, 2016

Non-compete agreements are popular mechanisms to restrain competition of both current and former employees and can be effective documents to obtain an employee’s pledge of loyalty and commitment to the company. Employers wishing to prevent their employees from working for a direct competitor during and after the term of employment may draft these agreements in an overly broad manner to deter employees from taking competing...

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One of the more common adverse actions experienced by employees are violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Because of the broad and inclusive nature of this act, a necessary step in protecting the vast range of disabilities an employee may have, it can sometimes be hard to fully interpret and know when one has become the victim of discrimination as outlined in...

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One common issue amongst people who find themselves in a bad work environment is a pervasive misunderstanding of what statutory qualifications must be met to be the victim of discriminatory employment practices, at least according the Civil Rights Act. This is not saying that discrimination cannot come in many forms, but it must be taken into account that there are numerous laws and acts that...

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Mr. P, 17 years-old, was arrested and charged with Burglary of a Building in Dallas County, Texas.  Mr. P and two friends allegedly entered a locked area of an apartment complex and that one of the suspects had stolen an item from the facility.  Although Mr. P was not found to be in possession of any stolen items at the time of his arrest, it...

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On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, the Fears | Nachawati Law Firm personal injury legal team appeared in the 44th Judicial District Court in Dallas County under Presiding Judge, the Honorable Carlos R. Cortez, to litigate for their client, Donald R. Maddox. The civil case of Donald R. Maddox v. Inland Truck Parts Company developed as a result of a mechanical failure. On October 4, 2010,...

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Deferred adjudication probation is a type of probation whereby the court withholds a finding of guilt while the client attempts to successfully complete the requirements of their probation.  If the client is successful, the case is discharged without a final conviction or a finding of guilt. There are several reasons why a client would benefit from a deferred adjudication probation if one is offered.  First,...

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Along with the holiday season comes a wide array of social engagements that involve the consumption of alcohol.  Law enforcement is well aware of this fact and they make a conscious effort to step up DWI enforcement.  Furthermore their “no refusal” policy, which is frequently employed during this time of the year, results in the widespread acquisition of blood draw warrants. A DWI conviction can...

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A common question that arises when a client seeks an occupational driver’s license is “do I have to be working to get one?”  In many circumstances the answer is “no.”  This scenario typically comes up in the case of a stay-at-home parent or a person who is currently out of work and is seeking a job. In these situations we simply state in the occupational...

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Speculation continues to surround Florida State star quarterback and Heisman Trophy candidate Jameis Winston regarding an off the field incident from late 2012.  The case exhibits many of the complicated factors that can surface in a sexual assault allegation. A young woman alleged that she was sexually assaulted by Winston in late 2012, however the matter was considered closed in early 2013.  News has recently...

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Our client was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.  The suspension was due to unpaid surcharges with the Department of Public Safety (DPS).  Originally the State was unwilling to offer an agreed resolution to the charges until the client’s license was valid.  This would have prevented him from avoiding a conviction for the offense on his permanent record. With the help...

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Taylor was charged with Assault Involving Family Violence for allegedly assaulting his mother.  He is 19 years-old and has no prior criminal record.  We encouraged the prosecuting attorney to contact his mother and confirm that their relationship has been repaired and he is not a threat to her safety. Upon confirming these facts we convinced the prosecutor to dismiss the case entirely on the condition...

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Did you know that in certain instances Dallas County misdemeanor cases can be dismissed through what is known as a “Memorandum Agreement”?  If the client has no prior criminal record it is often possible to negotiate this type of agreement to dispose of the charge.  The terms of the agreement vary depending on the type of case, but typically include 24 hours of community service...

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Our client Nancy was charged with Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) in Tarrant County.  She successfully avoided providing breath or blood evidence and did not make any overly incriminating statements to the arresting officer.  Importantly, she maintained a polite and calm demeanor throughout her ordeal. In our negotiations with the assistant district attorney assigned to the case we highlighted the lack of strong evidence against our...

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Our client Javier was charged with Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) in Dallas County.  His breath test score was 0.09, which places it just above the legal  limit in Texas.  Additionally, there were significant issues surrounding the legality in which his vehicle was stopped for suspicion of drunk driving. The case was set for a jury trial and as the trial date approached we were able...

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David was charged with a State Jail Felony for allegedly misappropriating finances while operating an insurance business.  Through our pretrial investigation we were able to determine that David’s employees likely had access to the stolen funds at issue in the case.  Further, there appeared to be questionable dealings by the insurer issuing the policies purchased through David’s business.  Following discussions with the assistant district attorney...

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On Friday, October 18, 2013, Attorney Andrea Perez was invited to be a guest speaker at the Art Institute of Dallas and presented a seminar for photography students titled “smART: Becoming a Prepared Photographer,” as part of her involvement with Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts. During her lecture, Attorney Perez stressed the importance of obtaining the correct contracts for starting a business, with...

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Being arrested and accused of a crime is a frightening experience and one of the most stressful situations a person can find themselves in.  You can find yourself in unfamiliar places such as jail and a court room and be exposed to new, often confusing language and concepts that are difficult to understand.  A criminal defense attorney is critical to obtaining a favorable outcome; the...

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