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Rifle Or Handgun?

February 9th, 2018|Categories: Gun Injuries|

The rifle is a generally a better tool for self-defense than the handgun. I write mostly about handguns because they are convenient to have around. But the rifle should play a role in your self-defense plans. Colonel Jeff Cooper described the rifle as, “The Queen of Battle” and like the Queen in a game of chess, she is a formidable weapon in the hands of a skilled practitioner. The first advantage of the rifle in self-defense is power. Pistols are poor fight stoppers. It is generally accepted that

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Carry Your Gun!

February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Gun Injuries|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My friends are for the most part, “gun people”. We talk about guns, we shoot guns together, we hunt, we work on our guns, many of our social events revolve around guns…..So it is always surprising and disappointing to me when I encounter one of them unarmed. Many of them will say, “Oh I just had to run to the store” or, “Yea, my spouse thinks I’m paranoid if I carry it all the time” “My neighborhood/ Church/ place of work- is safe” or my favorite--- “I carry

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What Benefits Are Available Under Social Security?

January 31st, 2018|Categories: Social Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Since its introduction in 1935, the Social Security Administration has provided services that are essential to our well-being as a country and society. Over many decades the funds available through this governmental branch have allowed people to retire in their senior years and have provided funds that are essential to those who become disabled due to accident, illness or injury.While most people know that Social Security is there, many are uninformed about the full range of benefits available through this important social insurance program. Learn about the available

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How Spinal Injury Lawsuits Work

January 17th, 2018|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We are perhaps more aware than ever of the consequences of severe spinal injury. Whether it’s an athlete suffering an incident on the playing field, or damage to the spinal cord from a car accident, a fall or some other incident, the sheer consequences can utterly devastate the person who was hurt as well as their entire family.The lifetime expenses that go hand-in-hand with a spinal cord accident make getting a settlement even more important than many other forms of injury cases. Read about what happens in a

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How Do Defective Product Liability Claims Work?

January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Product Liability|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Author: Bob Goldwater, Esq., The Goldwater Law FirmThese days it’s hard to escape news stories about products — especially electronics — that fail catastrophically, causing damage to property and harm to users. Whether it’s a cell phone or e-cig that’s overheating and bursting into flame in someone’s pocket, a motorized transportation vehicle that’s catching on fire or knocking someone on their head, or a washing machine exploding in the middle of a cycle, product defects are everywhere.When you’re hurt while correctly using a product that fails without warning,

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Drunk Driving Accidents: When A Pedestrian Is Injured

December 13th, 2017|Categories: Pedestrian Accidents|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Drunk driving accidents are bad enough when it’s two cars involved. When a pedestrian gets hit, however, the injuries tend to be far more catastrophic and severe. Drunk driving is a serious epidemic on America's roadways, with nearly 1.4 million arrests per year, and causing around 30 percent of all traffic-related fatalities annually.If you’ve been hit by a drunk driver, or have lost a parent, spouse or child to one, you can be entitled to collect damages to cover your financial losses. Learn what happens when a pedestrian

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How Do Personal Injury Attorneys Negotiate Settlements?

November 28th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When someone’s hurt in an accident and seeks compensation for the damages they’ve suffered, it would be ideal if the responsible party and their insurer simply owned up and paid out. Unfortunately, it’s rarely that easy all-too-often filing an injury case is required.On the up side, most of these cases don’t end up in court, and are instead handled through a process of back-and-forth negotiation, at the end of which a settlement is reached. Explore the process of negotiation in a legal settlement, how personal injury attorneys handle