5 States With the Most Controversial Gun Laws

Plenty of states have gun laws that could be considered controversial, although some are lambasted for being too strict while others are called out for their extreme leniency. While the 2nd Amendment allows all citizens the right to bear arms, it’s no surprise that restrictions have sprung up since the Constitution was written. For one thing, firearms have become much more deadly, not only due to increased power and accuracy, but because of the invention of automatic weapons. Still, there are certain states that seem to have gone too far with their gun laws. Here are a few that have sparked controversy. Iowa. The Hawkeye State spawned a lot of controversy in 2010 (and it continues to this day) when they passed a law that made them a “will issue”...

Supreme Court Declines Review of Maryland Gun Law

Imagine for a moment that someone broke into your home. Suppose it was someone you know, a family member even. You might not feel safe after such an incursion into your personal space and you might want to carry a gun to protect yourself. In fact, you might go so far as to apply for a permit to carry your weapon in public. And most states would comply with your request, so long as you met all of their requirements for carrying a gun in the first place. But Maryland may not be one of those states. This is exactly the situation that Raymond Woollard found himself facing following a 2002 incident in which his son-in-law broke into his home in Maryland’s Baltimore County. And although he was then granted a public permit for his firearm, and was even allowed to...

5 Tips for Negotiating Your Own Personal Injury Claim

Very often, insurance companies will work various angles to avoid having to pay out on your insurance claim. They may claim that it was your fault or that other parties are responsible for the payment such as another individual involved in a car accident or your employer. Insurance companies are banking on the hope that you will not take the time or money necessary to bring the case to court where you risk losing the case. However, if you feel that you have a solid case with evidence and support, insurance companies may be more apt to listen and try to negotiate a deal with you, for fear that if brought to court they may actually lose. If that is the case, use these 5 tips for negotiating your own personal injury claim. Hire a lawyer to guide you through the...

5 Reasons Why an Employment Contract Is Important for Both Parties

Regardless of which end of the hiring process you are on, you will undoubtedly be involved in signing and agreeing to an employment contract. This is always in your best interest. Employment contracts are necessary documents in the work place because they help to protect both the employee and the employer of a company throughout the duration of the working relationship. Here are 5 reasons why an employment contract is important for both parties. Alleviate any issues that may arise later on. Employment Contracts help both parties so that if an issue arises, it can be settled quickly and easily on terms that both parties agreed to at the start of employment. This means the process will be much less stressful and both parties know what to expect in regard to...

New Law on Toy Labeling in Manila

It’s pretty hard to believe, but we are just a few months away from the Christmas season. This means that we’re also several weeks out from heading out to the local stores to pick up presents for the little ones in our lives, which usually consists of at least a couple of toys. And while toys can be both fun and educational, if you’re someone who is concerned about the potential hazards that may come with buying certain ones, you are certainly not alone. That’s why it’s so important to do some research on toys that have been recently recalled, may contain heightened levels of lead or even contain tiny pieces that could prove to be a choking hazards for small children. By putting forth this kind of proactive effort, you can keep the...

Lemon Law Protects Used Car Buyers in New York State

The law commonly called “Lemon Law,” is a great piece of legislation for people in New York State. It protects them from buying a piece garbage in the name of an automobile. But the protection is not absolute. Here are some conditions that need to be met: Read More