Existing Member?

Travel Insurance Claims - True Stories Just some of the weird and wonderful things that happen to World Nomads travellers while on the road

Tags

There are [0] photos and [4] stories tagged with "usa".


True Travel Tales - Disaster Response

USA | Thursday, 10 Feb 2011 | Views [1739]

What happened? Tell us your tale. In 2005, as a FEMA Community Relations Field Specialist, I was deployed to St. Bernard, Louisiana, truly the “ground zero” of Hurricane Katrina in that state. This was the most tragic thing I’d ever experienced ... Read more >

Tags: disaster relief, e coli, emergency, fema, hurricane katrina, skin infection, terrifying travel tales, united states, usa


Mountain bike accident

USA | Thursday, 8 May 2008 | Views [2975]

I was out mountain biking in the element... when a tree got in my way. On impact, the handle bars of my bike twisted, bluntly jutting into my ribs before I went flying. I was in a lot of pain but there was no external bruising. I figured that even if ... Read more >

Tags: accident, bike, claim, cycling, hospitals & health, medical, true claim stories, usa, world nomads


Funeral

USA | Thursday, 8 May 2008 | Views [1309]

We received terrible news while we were travelling in LA. My wife's parents called to let her know her brother had passed away. We needed to return home immediately, to help with funeral arrangements and simply be with our family during this distressing ... Read more >

Tags: cancellation, claim, family, true claim stories, usa, world nomads


Skiing Accident

USA | Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | Views [4340] | Comments [1]

I should have called it quits for the day and headed into a bar for a warming Schnapps. Instead, I decided to take the last ski run down the mountain. As I was flying down the slopes, my left ski collided with my right, blowing out my left knee and ... Read more >

Tags: claim, injury, medical, rescue, skiing, snow, true claim stories, usa, world nomads



See true-claims-stories's most popular tags >