The New Dr. No.: Andrew Stewart Part II

Sep 9, 2010

Bernard Dr. NO Bach

Two more documents have just arrived on Andrew Stewart’s disability application. (Read the earlier post by clicking HERE). The first is a letter from the Groom Law Group and the second contains one of the most egregiously ridiculous pieces of bureaucratic doublespeak we’ve seen in years. The Bert Bell/Pete Rozelle NFL Players Retirement Plan’s Paul Scott sends what would appear as very clear direction (for most people anyway) to Dr. Bernard NO Bach and his response follows. We don’t think much more needs to be said. The documents really do speak for themselves and we’ve simply added a few highlights.


And hey – don’t forget to send me another check for $500!


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Groom Law Group Letter
Bbpr Memo Aug 2010

2 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Dave Pear
    September 11th, 2010 at 9:58 am #

    Dave Pear
    Ding-Dong Bernard Dr. No Bach concluded that Andrew is not totally and permanently disabled in one short paragraph.

    Question: In all your infinite wisdom, Dr. No, what education do you have as a vocational rehabilitation specialist? (Keep in mind that your Super Bowl tickets are at stake!) And please be specific as to the type of job you would recommend to Andrew Stewart as the vocational expert that you claim to be. The Groom Law Group seems to like the word “sedentary” but we all know that’s been their consistent scam that is illegal and in violation of ERISA Law.

    In fact, please be specific – just like you were when you were begging for your $500 fee for ambushing Andrew in your response.

    I must admit that in all my years I have NEVER seen a doctor beg for his fee in the same “detailed” medical report when discussing a patients life changing injuries. Your “detailed” one-page response that the Plan requested wasted as much space asking for your fee as it did ruining another human being’s life. Did you actually pass medical school with such brevity and Hippocratic compassion in your reports? Let this be a warning to the Chicago Bulls and White Sox players who come through your $500 revolving door for treatment!

    If things are really that tight for you, maybe I could ask my wife to allow me to send you a few dollars from my next monthly disability benefit check from the Federal Government (Social Security Disability)?

    Who would you like us to make the check out to?

    Dave & Heidi Pear

  2. Mike Davis
    September 15th, 2010 at 6:33 pm #

    Mike Davis Block
    Now we know the price to sell out a human being. Just ask the $500 dollar man. How lame – just unspeakable.

    Please help me understand this: Did he even look at x-rays or read a medical file? Did it occur to the good Doctor to have the professionalism to ask the player in for a real evaluation? Perhaps not, because he already knew with certainty he had a whopping $500 bucks coming no matter what he said or did.

    I must say that reading these letters from the Groom Law Group and the good Dr. No, they use clever language that amounts to speculation on a hypothesis; in other words, it means absolutely nothing other than to say, “Get lost.”

    At some point, the people will see what we’ve all been seeing and knowing for years: Too many men have died and have had serious injuries, be it brain or Spinal you name it. It’s no coincidence this comes from a single industry (the NFL) with its young workers in the prime of their lives degraded and aged faster than any other group in the entire world. When will they come out of their fog bank and be honest? I just pray it will be before any more die because all they needed was a bit of help that they earned.

    Mike Davis
    Oakland Raiders
    1977 – 1987