Nix Patterson, LLP

We are now Nix Patterson, LLP

Effective September 1, 2018, we have changed our name to Nix Patterson, LLP, but our commitment to excellence remains the same. Harold Nix founded The Nix Law Firm in the 1960s after graduating from Baylor Law School and returning to practice in his home town of Daingerfield, Texas. Harold Nix built the Nix Law Firm

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NP and Whitten Burrage Win Motion to Remand in Oklahoma Opioid Litigation

As previously reported, NP and co-counsel, Whitten Burrage, represent the State of Oklahoma and Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter in litigation against several manufacturers of opioid pain killers in a lawsuit filed in Cleveland County, Oklahoma, entitled State of Oklahoma v. Purdue Pharma, L.P., et al. On June 13, 2018, the Purdue defendants filed a

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NPR and Whitten Burrage File Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers on Behalf of the Chickasaw and Choctaw Nations

On August 2, 2018, NPR and co-counsel Whitten Burrage filed lawsuits on behalf of the Chickasaw and Choctaw Nations against several large pharmaceutical companies that manufacture highly addictive and often deadly opioid painkillers—including Purdue Pharma, Johnson & Johnson, Janssen, and Cephalon. The lawsuits, filed in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma and Bryan County, Oklahoma, respectively, allege the

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Oklahoma Physicians Settle with Government; Whistleblower Represented by NPR

Nix, Patterson & Roach, LLP represents a whistleblower who brought suit on behalf of the United States and the State of Oklahoma against a group of physicians and hospitals in Oklahoma.  The whistleblower (or “Relator”) filed suit under the False Claims Act and alleged that the defendants submitted false claims for reimbursement from Medicare and

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NPR Client on the Today Show

NPR client Pebbles Rodriguez appeared on the Today Show to discuss how she escaped from a religious cult.  NPR partner Neil Smith represented Ms. Rodriguez in bringing the church to justice.          

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NPR Clients on the Cover of People Magazine This Week

NPR clients Amy Eddy and Pebbles Rodriguez appeared on the cover of People Magazine this week. The article describes their lives as child brides in a religious cult and previews a new documentary about how they escaped and successfully sued the church. Mses. Eddy and Rodriquez were represented by NPR partner Neil Smith.    

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Former SeaWorld CEO Invokes Fifth Amendment Privilege Against Self-Incrimination in SeaWorld Securities Litigation

On February 23, 2018, Investigative Reporter Mike DeForest of News 6 in Orlando, WKMG Click Orlando, ran a story on the SeaWorld Securities Litigation, titled “Former SeaWorld CEO refuses to answer questions in shareholder lawsuit – Jim Atchison invokes Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination.” The report details how SeaWorld’s former CEO, a named Defendant in

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