CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA -- After being injured in N.C., I hired a attorney to represent me and to look out for my rights. This lawyer had me go to a neurologist for an independent medical evaluation. The doctor wanted $750.00 cash or certified check. My wife and I paid the doctor and we sat down in a exam room where he asked me a couple of questions. He then stated that he and the lawyer have been working together for years and he would write up a report to get me much more money. He performed no test, not even checking my vital statistics or even touching me. But yet he states in his medical examination that he performed numerous testing and even checked my vital statistics.
Shortly after leaving the doctor's office, I was called by the lawyer to see how it went and when I told her, he did nothing but ask a couple of questions and stated that he would write up the report to get me all the money he could like the lawyer wanted. The lawyer told me and I quote, "That is why I have been using him all these years is because he and I have a agreement that he will provide statements that make my clients' case worth more."
After reporting this to the N.C.State Bar and the N.C. Medical Board along with the N.C.S.B.I and the Governor's Office, nothing has been done and it is all swept under the carpet. It does not matter that they are defrauding the insurance companies or causing financial damage and mental stress to the injured party and their families. North Carolina just sits back and does nothing about this but let it continue.
The least the State could do is investigate these type of complaints, charge the lawyers and doctors with fraud and take their license along with compensate the person and their family that has been harmed by their actions as they can cause life long problems for the victims.
YOUNGSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA -- As a consumer from your state, I felt it was my responsibility to bring to your attention the following incident. DirecTV has charged me $275 for early termination of service. The service was terminated because DirecTV could no longer supply a High Definition TV signal to my house. They repeatedly refuse to acknowledge this and will only restate their policy regarding early termination even though their own service department has verified a problem with the signal. I believe it is an unfair business practice to charge a cancellation fee when service cannot be rendered.
As a resolution, I would like the following: DirecTV has sent me to an outside collection agency even before responding to my complaint. I want them to credit the entire $275 and clear up any negative credit bureau information. Please contact me if you need more details regarding this incident.
BURLINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA -- As a consumer from your state, I felt it was my responsibility to bring to your attention the following incident. Will someone please help me to understand why it is necessary that inmates can only call home through a correctional billing service? Is it a specific reason why and how this became the only method for a family member to accept collect calls? Why can't I purchase calling card numbers and my sons be permitted to use it instead of this expensive overcharging procedure? Collect calls from Evercom Telecommunications is three times the normal rate. Is this legal and how can it be? As a resolution, I would like the following:
I would really love to be able to accept normal collect calls from my sons through my long distance provider (AT&T). I have paid in over $7,000 since November 2003 and both of my sons are still incarcerated. Please help! Please contact me if you need more details regarding this incident.
WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA -- As a consumer from your state, I felt it was my responsibility to bring to your attention the following incident. Purchase from company J.D. Marvel Products, who advertises in Sunday coupon section, AARP magazine, and other publications, I'm sure. Check cashed for product never received, no response from company. As a resolution, I would like the following: complete refund of money and them out of business. Obviously a scam. Please contact me if you need more details regarding this incident.