Law Offices of Michael A. DeMayo https://www.demayolaw.com Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:27:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.2 North Carolina Insurance Fraud Laws https://www.demayolaw.com/north-carolina-insurance-fraud-laws/ Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:05:12 +0000 https://www.demayolaw.com/?p=4245 The North Carolina Department of Insurance’s Criminal Investigations Division is the nation’s oldest state insurance department fraud unit. The Department of Insurance is responsible for maintaining order throughout various insurance markets, and the Criminal Investigations Division is charged with conducting criminal investigations and prosecuting insurance-related crimes. Insurance fraud is a significant problem in the U.S. [...]

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Local Charities Who Support Our Community https://www.demayolaw.com/local-charities-support-community/ Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:47:34 +0000 https://www.demayolaw.com/?p=4223 The holiday season is a great time to get in touch and support those organizations that care for those in our community. Whether you’re new to North Carolina or born and raised here, it’s worthwhile to get to know some of the area’s reputable charities and impactful programs that support our state’s most vulnerable populations. [...]

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Rebuild Your Self-Esteem: A Guide for North Carolina SSD Beneficiaries https://www.demayolaw.com/rebuilding-your-self-esteem-a-guide-for-would-be-north-carolina-social-security-disability-beneficiaries/ Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:00:04 +0000 https://www.demayolaw.com/blog/?p=602 Social Security Disability (SSD) beneficiaries often endure epic crises of confidence and self-esteem following a rejection notice. According to one report, at least one third of individuals involved in a nonfatal accident develop post-traumatic stress disorder, varying degrees of anxiety, depression, and phobias. Even if you were a happy, content person before an accident or [...]

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What Is PUP and How Does It Help Me And My Family https://www.demayolaw.com/what-is-umbrella-policy-how-it-helps/ Fri, 10 Nov 2017 16:54:51 +0000 https://www.demayolaw.com/?p=4207 A personal umbrella policy, or PUP, is supplementary liability insurance that offers personal and family protection from incidents that result in damages that exceed the policy thresholds of car or home insurance. An umbrella policy isn’t for every individual or family, but knowing about this type of insurance is the first step toward making an [...]

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Thanksgiving Preparation Safety Tips https://www.demayolaw.com/avoid-personal-injury-this-thanksgiving/ Fri, 10 Nov 2017 08:00:51 +0000 https://www.demayolaw.com/blog/?p=732 Home fires and injuries peek during the holidays. In 2014, according to the National Fire Protection Association, home fires related to cooking were 4 times higher on Thanksgiving.  It’s for that reason the Law Offices of Michael A. DeMayo offer the below tips and information that can keep you and your family safe during Thanksgiving [...]

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3 Common Questions about North Carolina Social Security Disability Benefits (For Caregivers) https://www.demayolaw.com/3-common-questions-about-north-carolina-social-security-disability-benefits-for-caregivers/ Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:00:55 +0000 https://www.demayolaw.com/blog/?p=604 Are you the child or spouse of someone stricken with an illness or injury and who needs to apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits in North Carolina? Most online resources focus on what applicants need to do to ensure approval during the application process. But often it’s the caregivers who do the lion’s share [...]

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Halloween Safety Tips https://www.demayolaw.com/halloween-safety-tips/ Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:00:35 +0000 https://www.demayolaw.com/?p=3362 Urban legends about poisoned sweets or sharp objects inserted into candy and distributed to children by malicious strangers are just that: urban legend. Still, there’s nothing wrong with a precautionary check of any goodies kids bring home after a night out trick-or-treating. However, there are real dangers afoot during All Hallows Eve, and they’re not [...]

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What to Do After a Car Accident If You Don’t Have Insurance https://www.demayolaw.com/car-accident-without-insurance/ Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:24:08 +0000 https://www.demayolaw.com/?p=4053 If you drive without car insurance and suffer an accident, what happens next will depend on where you live. Most states have different coverage requirements and exercise different insurance laws. In North Carolina, for example, all drivers are required to have liability and uninsured motorist coverage. Liability coverage must equal a minimum of $30,000 for [...]

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North Carolina HS Football Players Participated in Brain Injury Study https://www.demayolaw.com/north-carolina-football-players-brain-injury-study/ Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:42:49 +0000 https://www.demayolaw.com/?p=4015 In 2016, 24 youth football players from a North Carolina high school participated in a study led by researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. The study aimed to understand changes in brain tissue activity following a single season of high school football. The players wore special helmets equipped with a Head Impact [...]

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Burn Injury Infographic https://www.demayolaw.com/burn-injury-infographic/ Mon, 14 Aug 2017 16:02:49 +0000 https://www.demayolaw.com/?p=4011 Each year, thousands of people suffer burn injuries from various accidents. While some burns are minor, others can be quite sever, causing permanent disfiguration, organ damage and death. Learning the types of burns and how to treat them can help during an accident or emergency situation.  

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