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4 Protections to Take When Asbestos is Discovered in Your Workplace

Out of all the things you have to worry about at work, one of the things you probably never consider is asbestos exposure. However, given the age of many commercial buildings, asbestos exposure in the workplace is more common than you’d think. To help protect your health and your financial stability, it’s important to know […]

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Investigation Shows How Special Interest Groups Push Legislation

USA Today reports, “Each year, state lawmakers across the U.S. introduce thousands of bills dreamed up and written by corporations, industry groups and think tanks,” and “disguised as the work of lawmakers, these so-called ‘model’ bills get copied in one state Capitol after another, quietly advancing the agenda of the people who write them.” USA Today […]

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How to Avoid Asbestos in Your Home

Asbestos was commonly used in older homes and some older products. It can be difficult to determine if your home contains asbestos without having it tested. Asbestos exposure carries with it a high risk of developing mesothelioma. Fortunately, if you have been exposed, you have legal options, but it is vitally important that you avoid […]

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Yes, Asbestos Poisoning Is Still a Thing

Anyone who has watched any amount of cable television has most likely heard of the bogeyman that is asbestos. Lurking in insulation and other building materials from decades past, all it needs is a slight disturbance to potentially cause life-threatening health issues. While health complications from asbestos might seem like a thing of the past […]

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Potential Effects of the EPA’s Proposed Asbestos Guideline Changes

On the surface, the EPA’s Significant New Use Rule (SNUR) looks promising, but in reality, the new regulation could allow more use of toxic asbestos in this country. The rule only applies to certain uses of asbestos and specific products. According to Baron & Budd, the EPA once stipulated that “importers and manufacturers of asbestos […]

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4 Most Common Legal Issues In A Relationship

Being in a relationship is one of the most rewarding life experiences. We all long for someone with whom we can share our daily experiences and who will console us after a long, taxing day. All relationships, however, don’t come with the Hollywood treatment of a movie script ending. In fact, the Department of Justice […]

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The website has quite a bit of helpful information about this terrible disease. It’s well worth a look. Here’s an excerpt from the site: Mesothelioma is a rare, aggressive form of cancer that is caused by a person either inhaling or ingesting tiny asbestos fibers. Once these fibers have entered the body via esophageal or tracheal […]

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Jury Rules for Plaintiff in Asbestos Case

Law 360 reports that “a Florida jury slammed Georgia-Pacific LLC with a $9.4 million verdict in a construction worker’s lawsuit alleging his work with the company’s asbestos-containing products in Saudi Arabia decades ago caused him to develop a deadly form of cancer, finding the company had negligently marketed a defective product.” According to the article, “the […]

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Asbestos Fibers Found in Crayons Made in China

The San Francisco Chronicle reports a study released by the Environmental Working Group, an environmental health advocacy organization, found asbestos fibers in some Chinese-made crayons and crime-scene fingerprint kits in Bay Area stores and online. Asbestos was found in four of 28 boxes of crayons and two of 21 kids’ fingerprint testing kits that researchers observed. The […]

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Asbestos Remains Legal in US Despite Fatal Illnesses

The San Antonio Express-News reports that Stephanie Harper of Bonham, TX “was a daddy’s girl” and when her father “would come home from work – he was a handyman, a jack of all trades, doing auto mechanics, heating and cooling, anything – she’d grab him and hug him as hard as she could. ‘I’d sit […]

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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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