Insurance companies make money by taking peoples’ payments and not paying out claims. For this reason, unscrupulous insurance companies do their best to deny claims. It shouldn’t surprise you if your insurance claim is denied after a car accident, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have recourse. Here is what to do if your claim is turned down.
Use the Other Company
If you are in a multi-vehicle accident and your own insurance company is refusing to pay, try filing … Read more
Millions of people in the United States call dogs members of their family. Many of these people mistakenly believe that a dogs’ “hands” are its front paws. The truth of the matter is that a dog uses its mouth in much the same way that an infant uses its hands: to explore the world.
It makes sense that if puppies and dogs explore with their mouths, people may get bit. Not biting skin is something that puppies need to be … Read more
Dads don’t typically ask for much. Chances are that if you ask your dad what he wants for Father’s Day, he will tell you ‘nothing.’ You know that your dad deserves much more than nothing for all that he has done for you. If your dad has a cupboard full of mugs and a closet full of ties, it’s time to get a bit more creative. Here are five amazing things to do with your dad in North Carolina this … Read more
With the recent news coming out of Orlando, going to a night club can seem scary. However, for the most part, clubs have excellent security, and violence is almost never a concern. If you are heading out to a club, you are doing so with the intention of having fun. Sadly, the night may not turn out how you planned if you don’t keep your wits about you. With easy accessibility to alcohol and drugs, people do not always behave … Read more
Summertime may not be officially here, but very few are still thinking “spring.” Now that the days are heating up, you and your family are looking for ways to cool off. Fortunately, there are great lakes in North Carolina that are only a few hours’ drive away no matter where you live. Here are five of the best lakes in and around the state.
1. Lake Lure
Just 90 miles from Charlotte, Lake Lure is most famous as the setting … Read more
Every parent has an innate desire to keep their children safe. Unfortunately, accidents do happen and injuries occur. The weather has turned warmer and parents are encouraging their little ones to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. For many children, this enjoyment includes bicycle riding.
Bike riding is a fun and healthy way to exercise, but a bike is not a toy. Technically-speaking, a bicycle is a vehicle and should be treated as such. Keep your kids safe on … Read more
If you have ever experienced heat illness, you know just how miserable it can be. You know that your body is overheating when you begin to experience flu-like symptoms. You may even become disoriented and confused. For people who work in the summer heat and can’t find escape from high humidity, the danger of heat illness is very real.
Employers and employees share responsibility in avoiding heat illness. In 2014, more than 2,500 workers suffered with some form … Read more
Imagine finally being able to take a dream vacation with your family. You anticipate your trip for weeks ahead of time, looking forward to the opportunity to spend much needed time together. Chances are that is what Julie Mall was looking forward to, right up until a situation during her vacation spiraled out of control. Mall tells one story and officers tell another.
According to Mall, she and her family were vacationing on Bald Head Island where golf carts … Read more
Volunteers sign up for drug trials by the thousands every year. Whether college students need a bit of extra money or patients are hoping for a cure, there are a variety of reasons why people are willing to risk their health. Unfortunately, five people in France did more than just risk their health when they took part in the trial for an experimental painkiller.
One person was killed and five others were hospitalized, allegedly as a result of the … Read more
Pfc. Emmanuel Pickett, age 20, died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. The soldier, originally from Smackover, Arkansas, was stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He was assigned to E Battery, 3rd Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 108th Air Defense Artillery Brigade.
Pfc. Pickett’s accident occurred in his home state near the city of El Dorado. Details of his accident were not immediately released. It is known that he joined the army in 2013 and trained at Fort … Read more