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Texas Auto Insurance Rates Are Increasing

Apparently the weak regulation and poor oversight of Texas insurance companies that has kept us at number one or number two in the nation for highest homeowner insurance premiums is not enough punishment for Texas consumers. Now we may be in a race to have the highest automobile insurance premiums in the country also. The […]

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The Troubled Relationship Between Motorists and Pedestrians

This guest post is from the New Jersey car accident law firm of Console & Hollawell. While the article specifically addresses the auto/pedestrian problem in New Jersey, the principles are the same for Texas. There has always been a troubled relationship between New Jersey motorists and pedestrians. New Jersey is the fifth most dangerous state […]

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Friday Fun

The Web site NeverLikedItAnyway is a clever one. It’s basically a resale site, where people list items of jewelry or clothing, among other things, and visitors can buy those items directly from the sellers. The clever part is that the items are gifts from former spouses or significant others. After the relationship breaks up, the […]

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Only Three 2012 Trucks Receive Highest Safety Scores From IIHS

Newsday / Tribune Media Services reported, “Only three pickup trucks — the Ford F-150, Toyota Tundra and Honda Ridgeline — have been named Top Safety Picks for 2012 by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).” According to the IIHS, “The award recognizes vehicles that do the best job of protecting people in front, side, […]

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AAJ Assails Supreme Court Ruling That Credit Repair Firms Can Require Binding Arbitration

The ABA Journal reported that the Supreme Court “has ruled that consumers who received the Aspire Visa credit card are bound by a mandatory arbitration provision in their applications.” Justice Antonin Scalia wrote the majority opinion in the case, CompuCredit Corp. v. Greenwood, with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the only dissenter. The class-action lawsuit under […]

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Texas’ New Insurance Chief Being Watched by Consumers, Lawmakers, and Industry

Texas has long had one of the weakest insurance departments in the nation — a department controlled by the insurance industry, and not at all helpful to consumers who have complaints. But now there is a new head of the department, and we can at least hope for improvement. However, so far there does not […]

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U.S. to Force Drug Firms to Report Money Paid to Doctors

Here’s a rule that’s long overdue — make doctors disclose the payments they receive from drug companies and medical device manufacturers. Knowing that your doctor has just accepted a pile of money from a hip implant company right before he says you need a hip implant might cause you to get a second opinion. The […]

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Friday Fun

How many of you are there? No, not how many readers of this blog, but how many of YOU? How many people in the United States have your name? I can tell you there are 394 guys named Robert Kraft, and to me that’s 393 too many. I wish I were like my friend Conrad […]

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HHS Report Finds Most Hospital Errors Unreported By Hospital Employees

In continuing coverage, ABC News reports on its website, “A new report released Friday by the inspector general of the US Department of Health and Human Services found that more than 80 percent of hospital errors go unreported by hospital employees.” The new “report, which looked at data from hospitalized Medicare patients, also found that […]

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CDC Report Highlights Drunk Driving Epidemic

This guest post is from the New Jersey car accident lawyer firm of Console and Hollowell. A Center for Disease Control and Prevention report showed just how often drivers are taking their lives and the lives of others in their hands by driving while under the influence of alcohol. The report shows that in 2010, […]

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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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