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How to maximize your insurance settlement after a car wreck

By Ken Gibson on February 25, 2022

A serious car crash can change your life. It can happen so fast, and then you have so much to deal with at once. You may be seriously injured, and if you had passengers, you may have loved ones or friends who also need help.

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How much is your personal injury case worth in Virginia, and how can you get a fair deal?

By John Singleton on November 21, 2021

If you have been injured through someone else’s negligence, how much your case is worth will depend on several factors. There’s no such thing as a “personal injury loss calculator” — every case is different.

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Why did my airbags not go off during my accident?

By Ken Gibson on September 9, 2021

If you were involved in a crash and your airbags did not deploy, you may be wondering why they didn’t. Airbags are not designed to deploy in every collision – only in certain types of accidents.

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Don’t let a computer decide your worth

By John Singleton on July 5, 2021

Artificial intelligence (AI) has long been a topic of sci-fi films and novels that deal with futuristic societies. You may think we are decades away from computers running the world, but in some cases, computers already do make the decisions.  Big insurance companies already use AI and computer software to handle accident claims. In an ideal world, this would make the claims process easier after an accident and help you get your bills paid faster.  But the harsh truth is that insurance companies use this software to save themselves money.

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5 ways to protect your teenager from distracted walking

By Ken Gibson on May 10, 2021

Here at GibsonSingleton Virginia Injury Attorneys, we work to educate our neighbors in Virginia about the dangers of distracted driving through our annual “Texts=Wrecks” Campaign. But there is another danger we should all be aware of, and that’s distracted walking.

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How your family’s insurance can help you after a crash

By John Singleton on April 19, 2021

A single car accident is enough to bankrupt the average person. You may be left with expensive medical bills, weeks to months out of work, and have to replace your car.

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Self-driving cars in Virginia are closer than you think. Here’s what you need to know.

By John Singleton on March 1, 2021

Self-driving cars may sound like science fiction, but in Virginia, they are already a reality. Over the past decade, auto manufacturers and tech companies have moved into the Commonwealth to develop futuristic cars. In fact, Fairfax County has its own self-driving shuttle service, and researchers are testing self-driving technologies every day at Virginia Tech.

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How to keep safe on your moped

By Ken Gibson on February 1, 2021

Riding a moped can be fun, whether you’re zipping around your neighborhood, running errands, or zooming around a college campus. However, as with any vehicle, you need to know how to keep safe on the road.

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Patience is a virtue, and impatience on the road is reckless

By John Singleton on January 25, 2021

Impatience may not immediately come to mind when you think about car wrecks, but an impatient driver can be just as dangerous as a distracted one. Impatience can lead to speeding, tailgating, illegal lane changes, even road rage, all of which cause collisions. How can impatient driving affect you?

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New Virginia cell phone law goes into effect in 2021: What does it mean for you?

By John Singleton on December 16, 2020

Drivers, start using Bluetooth or storing your cell phone out of reach. In just a few weeks, it will be illegal for anyone to hold a cell phone while driving in the Commonwealth of Virginia. This new law, as outlined in House Bill 874, was signed by Governor Ralph Northam in July, and it goes into effect on January 1, 2021.

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