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Planning the Perfect Superbowl Party

We’re less than a week away from the Super Bowl now, and many people are firming up their plans for viewing parties. This article that I stole from the good people at MADD has some good tips for your own Super Bowl party — how to have fun and stay safe. At the MADD site […]

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Obama Defends Healthcare Law and Claims Flexibility on Malpractice Reform

Perhaps Groundhog Day is a good time for a post about a “tort reform” myth that just keeps repeating itself  — that limiting the amount of money seriously injured patients can recover will result in lower medical bills for the rest of us. The AP reported that President Obama “ridiculed lingering opposition” to his healthcare […]

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Friday Fun

Did you like to blow soap bubbles when you were a kid? Try to make bigger ones than your friends? You never imagined bubbles like this:

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Breast Implants Linked to Lymphomatous Cancer, per FDA

ABC World News reported, “An important health warning tonight from the FDA about a possible link between breast implants and a rare form of cancer.” ABC (Stark) added, “The government says they may be linked to a rare form of lymphoma. … There are 60 cases worldwide, in as many 10-million women with implants.” The […]

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Trial Lawyers Unhappy With Tort Reform Concessions in State of the Union Speech

The Hill reports in its “Healthwatch” blog, “President Obama’s State of the Union speech” was “already causing consternation among trial lawyers, half an hour before he even” delivered it. “According to his remarks as prepared for delivery, Obama” planned to “throw a bone to Republicans by vowing to take up medical malpractice reform,” which “usually […]

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Dementia Patients Hospitalized Too Often

A disturbing study about the care of dementia patients has been summarized in the New York Times. The bottom line is that many people with dementia are hospitalized unnecessarily. Here are excerpts from the article: Perhaps no group of nursing home residents is more vulnerable than those with advanced dementia: unable to speak for themselves, […]

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FDA Scales Back Changes to Medical Device-Approval System

The AP reports, “The Food and Drug Administration is laying out plans to update the 35-year-old system used to approve most medical devices.” Notably, the “agency announced a series of changes it plans to make this year, including streamlining the review process for some low-risk devices,” although “regulators said they will delay a decision on […]

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Follow-Up on Move to Reduce Auto Insurance Limits in Wisconsin

I wrote last week about the bill to reduce automobile liability insurance limits in Wisconsin, and I said that was bizarre in these days of rapidly escalating medical costs. An article in the Green Bay Press Gazette has a little more information about the proposal. Here are excerpts: Door County lawmakers are among the sponsors […]

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Friday Fun

Trainyard is a fantastic puzzle-solving game for iPhone, iTouch, and iPad users. In a nutshell, you move colored trains from their origination point to their destination by laying out railroad tracks. It begins simply, but soon becomes enormously complex. I got the free version and found it so enjoyable I took the very rare step, […]

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Mature Driver Advice Helps Aging Drivers Match Vehicles to Physical Changes

AAA Texas has a good article on their site about choosing a vehicle for an elderly person to drive. The research for the article was done by AAA in conjunction with the University of Florida’s National Older Driver Research and Training Center (NODRTC). This is assuming of course that the person is capable of driving […]

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Bob Kraft

I am a Dallas, Texas lawyer who has had the privilege of helping thousands of clients since 1971 in the areas of Personal Injury law and Social Security Disability.

About This Blog

The title of this blog reflects my attitude toward those government agencies and insurance companies that routinely mistreat injured or disabled people. As a Dallas, Texas lawyer, I've spent more than 45 years trying to help those poor folk, and I have been frustrated daily by the actions of the people on the other side of their claims. (Sorry if I offended you...)

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