Building an Emergency Supply Kit

...insurance policies and identification This will make it much easier (and likely less costly) if you need to make an insurance claim in the aftermath of a disaster. A small container of bleach Bleach can help you make drinking water potable (adding...

Augusta homeowner's insurance claims from ice storm continue

Major insurance companies say they have processed most of the damage claims resulting from February's ice storm.

University System of Georgia Board of Regents bans tobacco use beginning Oct. 1

...The ban will save the state money, Fedrick said. The system spends about $2.4 mil lion annually for health insurance claims directly related to tobacco."We're spending a lot of money on a relatively small population," she said.About...

Georgia House bill promises antidote to Obamacare affliction

...investigating, enforcing or adjudicating health insurance claims arising under the health insurance prescriptions...authority unimpaired to investigate and to enforce insurance claims arising under state law. This division of federal...

Fire-damaged building on Broad Street to be torn down

...We just continued to find issues that have made that more difficult."Shortly after the fire, Osbon said an insurance claims adjuster deemed the building's interior a total structural loss.Though he plans to rebuild once the 15,000-square-foot...

Georgia bill seeks to block 'ambulance chasers'

...increases the penalties for buying it for the purpose of snagging clients for attorneys and doctors eager for the insurance claims.The first offense is punishable as a misdemeanor with at least 30 days in jail and a fine of $1,000 or less...

Damage in tens of millions from SC winter storm

...infrastructure. The state threshold is $6.4 million, he said.The $120 million initial estimate also includes private insurance claims and widespread damage to the state's woodlands. Forestry workers have been doing aerial surveys and visiting woodlands...

Augusta RiverHawks ponder options during season off

...who represents the coliseum authority, said a request was submitted and forwarded to Global Spectrum to see if the insurance claim for the broken ice system covered the lost revenue for the RiverHawks. Enoch said he wasn't aware of the communication...

Americans click for deals on Cyber Monday

...went mobile," Anderson said.Arthur Baynes, 30, was checking out e-mail deals on his smartphone. The travel insurance claims adjuster from Richmond, Va., was looking for a new TV and Blu-Ray games for his younger relatives."When I'm...

SC research lab aims to change building habits, lower costs of natural disasters

...said.An idea as basic as sealing the seams of a roof deck before adding shingles can make a huge difference in insurance claims, said Eric Nelson, a vice president of Travelers Insurance and IBHS board member.Officials say model building codes...