After a dog bite or attack, the last thing you want to do is fight with an insurance company. You may be in a lot of pain, worrying about rabies, dealing with an injury, or just trying to keep your mind off the traumatic memory.
Whether you’ve tripped and fallen down a flight of broken stairs or you were hit by a car while crossing the street, the weight of your injuries is probably pressing down on you. It can be difficult to brush off a broken leg or chronic back pain, especially when it’s difficult to play with your kids or hold down a job. Add in the cost of medical bills, and the stress from an accident can be overwhelming. You may not want to take legal action, but filing a personal injury claim may be your best chance of moving past this traumatic event.
Filing a personal injury claim can be confusing, to say the least. Beyond dealing with your injuries, your damaged car or other property, and your emotional shock, you now need to know what the law says about your case. This can involve asking some big questions, which the everyday person may not know. You may turn to a personal injury attorney for help.
If you were injured in an accident and want to file a personal injury lawsuit, you’re probably wondering how long it will take to get the compensation you deserve. In a recent interview, Ken Gibson and John Singleton tackled that question.
Lawyers are everywhere. They’re on TV, promising you money—fast! They advertise all over the Internet, telling you to call toll-free numbers like “SU4-CASH, CAR-HURT, WIN-CASH, WIN-4YOU, 1RU-HURT, UIN-PAIN,” and more. But how legitimate are these law firms? Can they make good on their promises? Or are they what’s known as “settlement mills”?
In a recent interview, Ken Gibson of GibsonSingleton Virginia Injury Attorneys spoke about settlement mills and why people should avoid them.
Dogs are “man’s best friend.” Between our team members at GibsonSingleton Virginia Injury Attorneys, we own a pack of lovable canines.
But we can’t forget that dogs are descendants of wolves, carnivorous predators that roamed Virginia only 100 or so years ago. Because of this ancestry, modern dogs have powerful jaws and sharp teeth that are designed to rip flesh from bone.
An inspiring story from WUSA 9 News shows the real spirit of America’s veterans. I’d like to share it with you.
Army Captain Pat Horan was serving in Iraq in 2007 when he was shot in the left temple. The bullet destroyed the communication center of his brain. Doctors doubted he would ever communicate with the outside world again. The wound also caused Captain Horan to lose a great deal of motor function, practically paralyzing him.
As one of the original 13 colonies, Virginia has no shortage of historical sites and landmarks. And thanks to the invention of the Segway, visitors to our Commonwealth can tour places like Richmond and Yorktown more efficiently.
If you’ve ever been to a hot air balloon festival, you know there’s nothing like the sight of dozens of them hanging like colorful confetti in an azure sky. And if you’ve ever been lucky enough to take a ride in a hot air balloon, you know what a spectacular view you get from thousands of feet in the air.
Every year, Virginia hosts several hot air balloon festivals, giving citizens of the Commonwealth a chance to witness and even ride in these colorful airships. But just how safe are hot air balloons?
Many of you aren’t old enough to remember the collapse of the Silver Bridge in December of 1967.
The Silver Bridge was an eyebar-chain suspension bridge that spanned the Ohio River and connected Point Pleasant, West Virginia, with Gallipolis, Ohio. If you have heard of the event, it may be because local lore linked the tragedy to sightings of the “Mothman.” Mothman was described as a flying man with a 10-foot wingspan and glowing red eyes that appeared before disasters.
Whether you believe in the creature or not, the collapse of the Silver Bridge was a real disaster. It took 46 lives, and the tragedy still haunts the memories of residents in the area.
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Prevention, empathy, and diligence are hallmarks of everything we do at GibsonSingleton Virginia Injury Attorneys. Our community can see these ideals lived out in our work to prevent personal injuries from happening.
- Safety Education
GibsonSingleton launches a “Texts=Wrecks” campaign to reduce the number of people injured or killed by distracted drivers.
- Annual Coat Drive
During the fall, our team works to distribute coats to people in need in our community.
- Hands-on Service
John and Ken join the Gloucester Point Rotary Club in cleaning up the community.
- Supporting Local Schools
The Gibson family participates in Gloucester’s Botetourt Elementary Shuffle fundraiser.