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Burnett and Williams has a long history of working hard to serve our clients and the Virginia communities in which we practice. In our blog, we share news of interest and articles that we hope will educate the public about important issues of personal injury law and insurance law. We welcome comments and questions on any topic.

Tragic Boat Accident Leads to Potential Wrongful Death Claims

When a tour boat capsized in Branson, Missouri yesterday, 17 people died and a number of passengers were injured. This tragedy suddenly cut short the lives of more than a dozen people, some of them feared to be children. Because…

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Choosing a Cycling Helmet Just Got Easier

by Seth Lindberg | Attorney, Reston, Leesburg The grueling, weeks-long Tour de France – probably the world’s best-known bike race – began last Saturday. This year's Tour is a combination of 21 flat, hilly, and mountainous stages with time-trials interspersed.…

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Fire Pit Accidents on the Rise

Once upon a time, summertime backyards were furnished with simple basics like aluminum folding chairs, charcoal grills, and plastic coolers. In recent years the trend has moved toward transforming a home’s outdoor space into another “room” of the house. Yards…

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Law and Order: The Heart of Democracy

By, Peter Burnett | Attorney, Leesburg When we celebrate Independence Day we are celebrating a reordering of civil society in 1776 that was based on two main things: inalienable human rights, and the rule of law. When America proclaimed its…

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Are Vitamin Supplements Dangerous?

As a country, we’ve gone a little bit crazy for supplements and vitamins. And why wouldn’t we? After all, they promise to help us lose weight, give us more energy, and make us healthier in myriad ways. Over 150 million…

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Americans Celebrate Flag Day June 14th

Many of us recall the story of Betsy Ross from primary school. Credited with crafting the first American flag in 1776, she’d been visited by a secret delegation of the Continental Congress, led by General George Washington himself, who made…

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Driverless Car ‘Passenger’ Arrested In UK

Some recent high-profile incidents have shown us that self-driving cars will not eliminate car and truck accidents. And while we may be creeping ever closer to a world in which self-driving vehicles prove to be a safe alternative to driver-manned…

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