Mistakes to Avoid When Starting your Blog with Kala McCrayer

Kala McCrayer

Like anything in life, blogging requires some practice to perfect. Avoid these mistakes with Kala McCrayer.

FAYETTEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA, UNITED STATES, February 22, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Starting a blog in 2019 is easier than ever. Years ago, when blogging was in its infancy, starting a blog meant paying for a domain name and getting an entire website designed. Today there are a number of different companies that will do it for you for free. All you need is an email address and the capacity to write and you’re off to the races. However, as blogging expert Kala McCrayer points out, that doesn’t mean that blogging is easy. There are a number of different pitfalls which new bloggers seem to constantly make, and with that in mind we’ve written this article to help you avoid them. Read more below.

Not getting a paid domain name

“A lot of websites offer free domains.” Kala McCrayer says. “There are a lot of benefits to this, especially when you’re starting out.”

Generally you’ll be able to create a fairly decent looking site and you’ll be able to start blogging straight away. However, there are a number of downsides too. Most companies that offer free domains such as WordPress and Wix, do so on the condition that they can attach a suffix at the end of your URL. This tends to look amateur and unprofessional. The amount of pages you can have is also generally limited. It’s therefore in your best interest to pay for a domain name that is entirely yours to allow you full creative freedom in crafting your blog.

Posting every day

Conventional wisdom tells you that more content is better, but according to Kala McCrayer that’s just not the case. When it comes to content, quality will always trump quantity, which is why it makes sense to post more infrequently but with higher quality content. If you’re in the position where you can post consistently everyday while still producing content of value, then by all means do it. But if you’re simply trying to pump out new articles for the sake of it, put them on the back burner and dedicate yourself to creating articles of high quality.

Writing like you talk

This is a cardinal sin in the blogging world. According to Kala McCrayer, a huge percentage of new bloggers are guilty of writing like they talk. When it comes to blogging, articles still have to be written in a somewhat formal manner. Of course it’s a creative sphere and liberties can be made, but generally speaking, no audience wants to read a blog post that sounds like a valley girl speaking.

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Steven R. Pietro explores top wounded veteran charities and organizations

Steven R. Pietro

WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, February 22, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Palm Beach businessman Steven R. Pietro reflects on the continued efforts of several of the country's best and most beneficial veteran charities and organizations.

From the Semper Fi Fund to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation, military food supplies business founder and co-owner Steven R. Pietro explores a number of America's top charities and organizations dedicated to supporting the nation's wounded veterans and their families.

"It's vitally important that we pay attention to these incredible organizations, dedicated to supporting our country's wounded veterans and their much-loved families," says Pietro, reflecting on a report compiled by Military.com and highlighting a number of the nation's top veteran charities.

Top-rated among wounded veteran charities and organizations, according to the recently compiled report, is the Gary Sinise Foundation. "The foundation was established under the direction of philanthropist Gary Sinise, a forty-year advocate of the nation's military," explains Pietro.

The Gary Sinise Foundation supports those who risk their lives to defend and protect the United States, including military service members in active duty, veterans, and first responders, as well as their families.

Equally highly rated according to Military.com is the Semper Fi Fund. "The fund," Pietro reveals, "provides financial assistance and vital programming for catastrophically injured, critically ill, and combat wounded service members and their families throughout hospitalization and recovery."

The Semper Fi Fund also helps to provide assistance with housing to injured soldiers and their families, an area of particular focus and concern for Pietro. "The percentage of homelessness among veterans has risen greatly in recent years," he points out, "such as here in Palm Beach, for example, where the number of homeless veterans is estimated to have increased by as much as 70 percent."

Headquartered at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, the Semper Fi Fund also provides service dogs and ongoing transportation assistance, plus several other unique programs intended to ease the transition for wounded soldiers and their families.

Third of the organizations which Pietro wishes to address is the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. "Established in 1980, the foundation was born after the daring attempt to rescue 53 American hostages in Iran in which 8 service members tragically lost their lives, leaving behind 17 children," he reveals.

A promise to care for those 17 children has since become the noble mission of the foundation. "The Special Operations Warrior Foundation has helped to educate over 1,200 children while also supporting families of injured service men and women with costly medical bills," adds Steven Pietro.

"Organizations, charities, and initiatives," he continues, "such as the Special Operations Warrior Foundation, the Gary Sinise Foundation, and the Semper Fi Fund play a crucial part in supporting our incredible veterans, and I wholly believe that we should all strive to help these truly selfless men and women in every possible way that we can."

Accordingly, and in conjunction with his business, Justice Government Supply, Inc., owned and co-founded by Steven R. Pietro and his business partner, the keen veteran support advocate is seeking to drive further help and assistance for struggling veterans via strategic partnerships with local, often veteran-owned businesses and organizations.

"These partnerships," he adds, wrapping up, "will seek to address various issues including affordable housing and employment opportunities, as well as looking to highlight the importance of understanding the many social challenges often faced by our country's incredible veterans in the process."

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Dr. Kevin and Dr. Greg’s Versa Sculpt DollyRocker launches exclusively at HSN

Dolly Mode

The Versa Sculpt Dolly Rocker

Massage Mode

The Versa Sculpt Dolly Rocker

Dr. Kevin and Dr. Greg’s The Versa Sculpt DollyRocker launches exclusively at HSN February 26th 6am EST and 6pm EST

In over 25 years of hands-on clinical practice, I’ve never seen anything improve fast-twitch stabilizers in my patients as much as the Versa Sculpt DollyRocker.”

— Dr Greg Huron

SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA , February 22, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Dr. Kevin Khalili and Dr. Greg Huron, trusted Santa Barbara chiropractors and experts in natural wellness, have partnered exclusively with HSN to launch the patient-favorite, all-in-one home fitness device: the Versa Sculpt DollyRocker.

Dr. Kevin and Dr. Greg specialize in health and fitness, empowering people to make positive choices at home to support their wellness journey. They are excited to bring the Versa Sculpt DollyRocker to millions of Americans who are looking for a better way to improve their strength and balance, meet their fitness goals, and prevent injury.

ABOUT DR. KEVIN: As clinical director of the Laser Rehab Institute of Santa Barbara, California, Dr. Kevin has been practicing preventive sports medicine for more than 25 years. He graduated from the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in 1992 and became a Certified Fellow of Chiropractic BioPhysics in 2002. After pursuing postgraduate studies at Life Chiropractic College West, in 2017 he became a Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner (CCEP).

“As a doctor of chiropractic, the main inspiration for developing the Versa Sculpt DollyRocker was to simplify my patients’ home fitness needs: to save them money, time, and space by creating a single, compact, all-in-one, portable, full-body exercise device,” Dr. Kevin shared.

The DollyRocker follows another groundbreaking product created by Dr. Kevin. Dissatisfied with the pain-relief products available on the market for his patients, Dr. Kevin spent years researching and creating a plant-powered, natural solution for painful muscles and joints: the revolutionary Khalili Cream, available at Amazon and health stores.

Dr. Kevin, in conjunction with Dr. Greg, has now expanded his product offerings to include the Versa Sculpt DollyRocker, available exclusively at HSN. Tune in to see the DollyRocker live in action on HSN, February 26th at 6.00 am EST and 6.00 pm EST.

ABOUT DR. GREG: Dr. Greg is a licensed doctor of chiropractic with over 25 years of experience in chiropractic, rehabilitation, and sports performance enhancement. Founder and creator of myophysics, Dr. Greg works with Dr. Kevin at The Laser Rehab Institute. He has a bachelor of science in biology and is certified in neuromuscular reeducation, myofascial manipulation, and dynamic stabilization.

“Fast-twitch/stabilizer muscles are not only vital for improved physical function and performance, they’re essential to protect us in everyday life. When you step out of the shower and hit a wet spot, the fast-twitch muscles fire off and engage as a reflex to save us from falling,” Dr. Greg explained. “In over 25 years of hands-on clinical practice, I’ve never seen anything improve fast-twitch stabilizers in my patients as much as the Versa Sculpt DollyRocker.”

ABOUT THE VERSA SCULPT DOLLYROCKER: Each health-enhancing Dr. Khalili product is created to provide a solution on your journey to optimal well-being. Developed by Dr. Kevin and Dr. Greg, the Versa Sculpt DollyRocker is the ultimate all-in-one home fitness device. With over 101+ exercises, it does the work of 10 common home fitness devices at a fraction of the cost and space – replacing the balance board, rocker board, ab rocker, ab dolly, ab wheel, bosu ball, swiss ball, massage therapy ball, leg press machine, and push-up devices.

The Versa Sculpt DollyRocker adapts to all fitness levels; it strengthens, stabilizes, stretches, and massages, allowing for a full-body workout at home, work, or on the road. At less than 5 pounds, complete with a portable carrying case and DVD, it makes achieving your fitness goals easy and convenient. The Versa Sculpt DollyRocker is safe for men and women of all ages, growing with you to meet your changing fitness needs.

WHERE: Tune in to HSN to see Dr. Greg and the Versa Sculpt DollyRocker live in action, exclusively at HSN.

WHEN: FEBRUARY 26th 06.00 am EST and 6.00 pm EST

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ETAP 19 Release – Available Now

Delivering dramatically increased performance & productivity

IRVINE, CA, US, February 22, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — ETAP® today announced the release of ETAP 19, a new platform for team-based engineering for simultaneous power system modeling and analysis.

ETAP 19 new products and major enhancements include the latest industry standards and innovative features for improved performance. For more information visit etap.com/19

Modeling & Analysis

NetPM™ – Network Modeling & Management
DataX™ – New Interfaces & Conversion Tools
Arc Flash 1584-2018
HV Arc Flash Calculator
Arc Flash BGI/GUV-I 5188Calculator
ArcFault – High Voltage Arc Flash
Ground Grid Soil Resistivity Calculator
Advanced Multi-Study Plotting
etapAPP™ 2.0 – Mobile Data Collection
eTraX™ Rail Traction Analysis – EN 50388 compliance
Incremental GIS data import support
Protection & Coordination – Report & Plots
3200+ New Device Libraries
Python Scripting Support
One-Line Diagram Improvements

Operation

NetPM™ – Network Modeling & Management
PSMS™ – Power System Monitoring & Simulation
eSCADA™ – Model-Driven Control & Data Acquisition System
ADMS – Integrated SCADA + DMS + OMS
ILS™ – Intelligent Load Shedding System
DLS™ – Distribution Load Shedding System
MicroGrid Control System
Faster & More Secure Communication Protocols
ICE™ – RTU, Programmable Controller Hardware
ETAP Real-Time™ – Major Enhancements

ETAP 19.0 version is now available to all user for download from ETAP Help Desk. New customers and customers with lapsed licenses please contact sales@etap.com for more information and pricing or request an online quote at etap.com/request-pricing

About Arc Flash IEEE 1584-2018

The new 2018 Arc Flash Hazard Analysis module complies with the new protection and safety standard IEEE 1584-2018 released in November 2018. The new IEEE 1584-2018 model supersedes the IEEE 1584-2002 model. The development of this new edition of the standard has taken over fifteen years of work and is a result of thousands of hours of research, development and validation. ETAP has actively participated in the development and validation of this model to ensure its correct application in power system analysis software. Key features of ETAP Arc Flash IEEE-2018 include:

Comprehensive Equipment Enclosure with Templates & Configurations
Arc Flash Analyzer with “Worst Case” identification & data exports
Graphical display of SQOP (Sequence of Operation)
Arc Flash Mitigation via Light Detection, Pressure & Operational Delays

About ETAP NetPM™

ETAP NetPM offers a new multi-user platform for project execution and management, a time-saving tool for faster project delivery with an accurate model and best-study recommendations. To achieve this, information is shared throughout a project's lifetime between multiple engineering disciplines with a variety of different requirements, such as planning, protection, safety, stability, and operational departments.

Hundreds of hours can be saved with this efficient new multi-user platform for project execution and management. Key features of NetPM include:

Team-based Engineering collaboration in local networks or Cloud
Server-client application with multi-dimensional databases
Automatic and on-demand project synchronization with others
Information-exchange management for review and approval
An intelligent platform designed for engineers and managers
Enforces situational awareness among engineers

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FPR FORCE Expands to Include Municipalities

Court Appointed Receiver

FPR FORCE is proud to announce the company’s expansion to include working with municipalities
over run by vacant/abandon and foreclosed homes.

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA, US, February 22, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Florida Property Receiver Force, LLC, d/b/a FPR FORCE, is proud to announce the company’s expansion to include working with municipalities over run by vacant/abandon and foreclosed homes. FPR FORCE is a licensed, bonded and insured Judicial Receiver. FPR FORCE’s comprehensive Receivership program enables Cities to increase revenue and reduce debt, expenses and liability, with no out of pocket expense to the City. FPR FORCE will file a Petition with the Court to gain appointment for Receivership on the City’s vacant properties that have delinquent code violations and unpaid maintenance and water fees. FPR FORCE will rehab the properties, restoring them to code compliant and habitable condition. FPR FORCE will occupy the properties with vetted individuals and make monthly payments to the City to reduce their debt balance, while maintaining the properties to code and community standards.

Through rehab and maintenance, FPR FORCE beautifies and enriches the community by eliminating code violations, maintaining and preserving the homes and increasing property values that collateralize the City’s debt and pay the City’s taxes. Occupancy of the properties increases City income and reduces City debt from FPR FORCE’s collection of rental fees and income from the spending power of new resident tenants. Additionally, the occupancy of the properties reduces police, fire and code service calls by reducing theft, vandalism, unlawful occupation and other crimes and increasing the comfort and safety of the City’s citizens. FPR FORCE’s rehabbed, maintained and rented properties appreciate property values, increasing the likelihood of foreclosure and tax sale surpluses, offering additional opportunity for debt collection. For more information, visit our website at www.fprforce.com.

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CompTIA Welcomes Identity Maestro to Membership Roster

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Identity Maestro joins leading information technology industry association

EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA, February 22, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — CompTIA, the leading non-profit trade association for the global information technology (IT) industry, welcomed Identity Maestro, a leading software development company focused on empowering Help and Service Desks to provide simplified Identity Management as a Service, to its membership roster of leading technology companies.

“Companies such as Identity Maestro are the lifeblood of the technology industry, which employs an estimated 50 million people worldwide and contributes $5 trillion annually to the global economy,” said Nancy Hammervik, executive vice president for industry relations at CompTIA. “With its commitment to bringing innovation to customers, career opportunities for its staff and economic and social benefits to its community, Identity Maestro is a strong addition to our growing membership ranks.”

“Identity Maestro has long been a proponent of Identity Management as a Service best practices for IT Help Desk teams, so it makes perfect sense that we would join an association that guides the standards for our industry,” says Davin Cooke, US Director of Business Development. “We are proud to have become CompTIA members and look forward to adding our voice to the IT discussions.”

Identity Maestro brings over 16 years of experience helping Government, Education and Enterprise clients meet Identity Management best practices through secure delegated task authority over directory systems, CRMs and legacy line-of-business applications. Recently, Identity Maestro launched its Microsoft Azure based system for MSPs and Service Desk teams.

CompTIA members have access to tools and resources to help them stay on the leading edge of the tech industry, including education and training on the latest innovations; comprehensive research on the industry trends, best business practices tools and other valuable business management resources. The association also provides opportunities for member interaction and networking, where companies come together with their peers to address business challenges and other issues impacting the industry. Finally, CompTIA is the leading provider of vendor-neutral skills certifications for technology professionals around the world.

About Identity Maestro
A better and simpler way to manage hybrid identities.
Identity Maestro, a Canadian software company, with operations in the US and Germany, develops solutions to consolidate MSPs’ and Help/Service Desks’ Identity Management into a single pane of glass and empowers them to offer simplified, scalable, and affordable Identity Management as a Service. Improve your Help Desk operations, increase efficiencies, and boost your security and compliance. Easily manage your clients’ legacy applications, Active Directory, Azure AD, Microsoft 365, and Dynamics environments through secure delegated task authority and automated workflows – from a single, accessible web-based interface. www.identitymaestro.com

About CompTIA
The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a leading voice and advocate for the $5 trillion global information technology ecosystem; and the more than 50 million industry and tech professionals who design, implement, manage, and safeguard the technology that powers the world’s economy. Through education, training, certifications, advocacy, philanthropy, and market research, CompTIA is the hub for advancing the tech industry and its workforce. www.comptia.org

Contacts
Davin Cooke – US Director of Business Development
Identity Maestro
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Steven Ostrowski – Director, Corporate Communications
CompTIA
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John Terry Is Officially Roped By BK8.com As Ambassador

Proudly announce John Terry as BK8 Brand Ambassador

BK8.com has named John Terry, English Premier League's most successful club captains and Chelsea FC legend as the group's first Brand Ambassador.

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, February 22, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — BK8.com, one of Asia’s biggest brands within the online gaming industry, secured the appointment of the English Premier League’s most successful club captains’ and Chelsea FC legend, John Terry, as the Group's first Brand Ambassador.

The agreement grants BK8.com the exclusive marketing rights to John Terry as Brand Ambassador for all the Group' s marketing campaigns and advertising platforms in which he will appear across its major businesses, throughout Asia.

The partnership with John Terry underpins BK8.com's key values, reflecting its commitment and passion to grow the brand's visibility to become the leading gaming destination for all Asian players.

John Terry said: “I am excited to begin this partnership with BK8.com! They share my great passion for football and I’m looking forward to playing a role in their many future plans to promote the brand to new and existing players throughout Asia.”

Mr. Lawrance Wayneson, General Manager of BK8.com, said: “We are delighted to welcome John Terry to BK8.com; a man who shares many of the same values with our brand and who is always looking for opportunities to reach greatness. One of the most influential and successful captains to compete at the highest level of club football, John Terry is a true sports icon who inspires fans worldwide to strive to reach the ultimate standards of excellence. John Terry will help engage our target audience in Asia and working with him as a brand ambassador is just one of the many exciting, upcoming projects BK8.com has planned for 2019!”

The agreement is a result of a collaboration between Samson Sport Consultancy and Entourage Sport & Entertainment, who are the commercial agents for John Terry.

John Terry was a strong, tenacious, commanding and physical defender and was known for his aggressive tackling, positioning, leadership and his ability to read the game. He is considered to be one of the greatest central defenders of his generation. Terry was named UEFA Club Defender of the Year in 2005, 2008 and 2009, PFA Players' Player of the Year in 2005, and was included in the FIFA Pro World XI for five consecutive seasons, from 2005 to 2009. He was also named in the all-star squad for the 2006 FIFA World Cup, the only English player to make the team.

Terry is Chelsea's most successful captain, having led them to five Premier League titles, four FA Cups, three League Cups, one UEFA Europa League and one UEFA Champions League title since 2004! He is one of only five players to have made over 500 appearances for Chelsea and is also the club's all-time highest scoring defender.

About BK8.com

BK8.com is Asia's largest online betting agency, which provides customers with access to Asia's top Sportsbook, Casino, 918kiss slots and Games brands. BK8.com is Asia’s biggest online casino brand, attracting millions of players to join and play. As the official agent of major gambling brands, they provide a huge range of casino games which deliver a premium experience for each player, whether playing at home or via Smart phone enabling continuous access to fantastic promotions that are on offer. BK8.com offers the highest quality across its wide range of products and services. Their Member Service Support Team is available 24 hours, 7 days a week, to provide assistance.

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Every Child a Reader Announces the Finalists for the 2019 Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards

12th Annual Awards are the Only National Book Awards Voted on Only by Children and Teens

NEW YORK, NY, USA, February 22, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Every Child a Reader, a nonprofit literacy organization dedicated to inspiring a love of reading in children and teens across America, is proud to announce the finalists in four categories for the 12th Annual Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards. Launched in 2008 by Every Child a Reader and the Children’s Book Council, the awards provide young readers with an opportunity to “Voice Your Choice” about new books that they loved.

Voting for the awards will begin online at a COPA-compliant website on March 1 and finish June 2 at BookCon in New York City; the winning authors and illustrators will be announced this summer. Teachers, librarians, and booksellers can also collect group or classroom votes to enter online. Starting March 1, the online “voting booth” will feature jacket art and descriptions; a list of the finalists is available online now. Also available are paper ballots and visual materials to help display the finalists.

There are five finalists in each of the three Children’s Choice Book Awards categories: K – 2nd grade, 3rd – 4th grades, and 5th– 6th grades, and five finalists in the Teen Choice Book Award category. The three categories of children’s award finalists were chosen in pre-voting by children from different regions of the U.S. with supervision by the International Literacy Association. The teen category finalists were nominated at TeenReads.com.

The 20 finalists for the 2019 Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards are rich in relevance, plotline and prose. Subject matter for the finalists includes non-fiction books about social justice, a pizza-loving dinosaur, a National Book Award winner, and a boy who wants to be a mermaid.

Shaina Birkhead, Associate Executive Director for Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader, stated: "It’s wonderful that these are the only national book awards chosen only by kids and teens! They know the books they love and we are proud to work with so many teachers, librarians, and booksellers to help have the books read and gather the votes."

About Every Child a Reader & the Children’s Book Council
Every Child a Reader is a 501(c)(3) literacy charity dedicated to inspiring a lifelong love of reading in children and teens. Every Child a Reader’s national programs include Children’s Book Week (celebrating its 100th anniversary this year), Get Caught Reading, the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature program (in conjunction with the Library of Congress), and the Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards. Every Child a Reader is managed by the Children’s Book Council, the nonprofit trade association for children’s book publishers in North America, partnering with national organizations on reading lists, educational programming, and diversity initiatives.

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Lerner and Rowe® Injury Attorneys Now Accepts 3M Dual-Ended Military Earplugs Injury Claims for Review

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Military personnel who believe their hearing loss was caused by defective 3M military earplugs have the legal right to file a lawsuit to claim compensation.

Eligible hearing loss victims of 3M’s defective military earplugs have the opportunity recover compensation for medical bills, loss of enjoyment of life, lost employment/income, and other damages.”

— Kevin Rowe, ESQ.

PHOENIX, AZ, UNITED STATES, February 22, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Lerner and Rowe® Injury Attorneys announced they now accept 3M Dual-Ended Combat Military Earplugs injury claims for review. United States military servicemembers and contractors who may be eligible for potential compensation for damages would have been deployed between 2003 – 2015, issued 3M dual-ended military earplugs during service, and now suffer from permanent hearing loss or tinnitus. As time restrictions may apply, military personnel who believe their hearing loss was caused by these defective earplugs are advised to seek legal counsel as soon as possible.

Allegations Against 3M Company

3M Company is said to have knowingly manufactured and sold millions of dollars’ worth of defective Dual-Ended Combat Arms™ Earplugs to the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency between 2003 to 2015. Following that deceptive act, thousands of deployed military personnel who served in Iraq and Afghanistan during this 12 year timeframe were issued these ineffective earplugs as part of their standard gear.

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) conducted an independent investigation to determine validity of these allegations. Based on investigation findings, the DOJ determined 3M did know about the following design defects that could result in permanent hearing loss and/or tinnitus:

Earplugs were designed too short and did not fit well in a wearers ears.
Earplugs would loosen making it impossible for them to effectively mitigate excessive noise as they were claimed to do.

False Claims Act Whistleblower Lawsuit

Resulting from the recent whistleblower lawsuit, United States ex rel. Moldex-Metric v. 3M Company, Case No. 3:16-cv-1533-MBS (D.S.C.), 3M agreed to pay $9.1 million to settle allegations of knowingly selling defective earplugs to the U.S. military. The lawsuit was filed under the qui tam, or whistleblower, provisions of the False Claims Act.

What is noteworthy about the lawsuit is that it doesn’t settle allegations of wrongdoing; 3M never admitted any liability or guilt. Furthermore, none of the nine million dollar settlement amount will be given to military personnel who may have suffered permanent hearing loss. Consequently, the outcome of the lawsuit is why Lerner and Rowe now evaluates individual hearing impairment lawsuit claims linked to 3M Dual-Ended Military Earplugs.

Veterans Who Suffered Hearing Loss Have Legal Recourse

Kevin Rowe and his legal team want any military personnel who were put at risk of injury to know that they do have the right to seek compensation for permanent hearing loss. “My legal team is prepared to uphold justice and fight to protect the rights of those who serve and protect our country. By pursuing individual compensation claims, eligible hearing loss victims of 3M’s defective military earplugs have the opportunity recover compensation for costly medical bills, loss of enjoyment of life, lost employment/income, emotional anguish/distress, and other damages.”

Just a call away, Lerner and Rowe Injury Attorneys offers free 3M Dual-Ended Combat Military Earplugs injury claims for military personnel with permanent hearing loss. Call toll-free (844) 977-1900, connect with an live chat representative, or submit a case review form online today to learn more.
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For more information about Lerner and Rowe’s personal injury attorneys call toll-free (844) 977-1900 or visit lernerandrowe.com. To learn more about the criminal defense and bankruptcy legal services offered by their partner law firm Lerner and Rowe Law Group, visit lernerandrowelawgroup.com. Looking for help filing for social security benefits? You can reach the law firm’s other legal partners at Social Security Disability Advocates by calling (602) 952-3200 or online at socialsecuritydisabilityadvocatesusa.com.

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NASA Brings Out The Lost Reports Of Hector R. Rojas, As Reported By Dr. Roja's Biographer

The reports contain the calculations to land on the Moon that guaranteed the safety of the astronauts of the Apollo 11 mission.

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES, February 22, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — The reports contain the calculations to land on the Moon that guaranteed the safety of the astronauts of the Apollo 11 mission and the success of the first manned lunar landing on Sunday, July 20, 1969.

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has published recently inside the Server of its Scientific and Technical Information Program, the first three studies conducted by the Venezuelan astrophysicist Hector R. Rojas, between August 1966 and February 1967, as part of his job in the Apollo Lunar Program. These scientific studies contain the calculations for the landing of the Apollo 11 mission on the surface of the Moon. This year will be the 50th commemoration of this historical milestone, which was the arrival of the human being to the Moon on July 20, 1969.

The biographer of Dr. Hector R. Rojas, astrophysicist for the University of Paris, has been the manager of spreading the news. The Spanish-Venezuelan professor and writer Pierre Monteagudo explained that he had previously received a communication from the technical and scientific management office of NASA, indicating that once the documentation issued by the Johnson Space Center, of Houston, Texas, was obtained, they proceeded they proceeded to publish the three studies written by Dr. Rojas in the Technical Report Server, which are available to the public from Wednesday, February 20, 2019. The NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) contains all the scientific studies created or sponsored by NASA since 1958, but interestingly, the reports prepared by Hector R. Rojas were missing. They have had to spend more than 50 years so that finally, the full text of the three documents is now available in pdf format that can be viewed and downloaded by any interested person.

The first report published on December 1st, 1966, is the mathematical technique created by the astrophysicist Hector R. Rojas and contains a series of spatial coefficients that helped him collect data from the surface of the Moon that he later used to calculate, with mathematical precision, the optimal lunar area for the landing of manned ships. Through the successive transformations of his own method, Dr. Rojas was able to determine the temperature that the astronauts would find in the equatorial region of the Moon, when they disembarked on its surface. The scientist used extrapolation to obtain a temperature distribution, known in NASA as “Contours of Rojas” which is expressed in the second report, published on February 1th, 1967. In this way, he was able to demonstrate that the surface temperature of the satellite was related to the lunar topography, since there were different readings in craters, hillsides and plains. This is how Dr. Rojas prepared a map of the topography and relief of the Moon much more accurately than that obtained only with images. In the third report, published in July 1967, the astrophysicist presented a detailed analysis of the composition of the Moon and the amount of sunlight reflected by the lunar surface, based on observations made from Earth and the analysis of the images taken by the automated space probes of the Surveyor and Lunar Orbiter series, which orbited the Moon, before sending the manned missions. The three NASA studies were originally published by the Manned Spacecraft Center (MSC) in Houston, Texas.

The set of investigations that were carried out allowed Hector R. Rojas to study in detail the areas of the lunar surface, with less roughness, where the Apollo missions finally landed.

Other studies of this author to NASA that are pending publication in the Server of Technical and Scientific Reports are:

•Report 4, published in 1968, with the title: Third Application of the Successive Transformation Method. For the analysis of the Surveyor and Lunar Orbiter photographs, written by Hector R. Rojas, Ph. D., for NASA – Manned Spacecraft Center (MSC). Due to its enormous importance, this study was translated into French and sent to scientists and institutions in France by the United States Senate Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences.

•Study of the Radiation of Microwaves in the Atmosphere of Venus, published by NASA, in 1968, from the work done by Dr. Rojas, at the Institute of Technological Research of Illinois, in Chicago.

All the work done for years by Pierre Monteagudo, to achieve the recognition of Hector R. Rojas as the author of NASA reports, is part of a process of global claim of the genius and figure of the astrophysicist and constitutes a tribute to his posthumous memory, which consolidates with the recovery of its scientific legacy, through the publications made by NASA. All the available information about this scientist can be read in the book, "The Rojas File".

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Source: EIN Presswire