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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.

N.E.W. Network of Enterprising Women

This May, Burnett & Williams is pleased to present our Ampersand Award for Community Excellence to the Network of Enterprising Women, or “N.E.W.”, a Richmond-area non-profit women’s networking organization. What makes N.E.W. special is not just the way the group…

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Pool Safety

It’s that time of year again: the days are getting longer, the sun is out, and many people are opening up their swimming pools for the summer. There’s not much that is more fun and relaxing than spending a hot…

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Should You Worry About JUUL, the Vape Device Teens Are Craving?

With Juuls and similar devices being marketed in ways that appeal to teens, will we see issues of e-cigarette product liability in the future? Strawberry Cotton Candy e-cigarettes? If you have a child in high school or middle school, Juuling…

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Welcome to Attorney Jonathan Slater

Burnett & Williams is pleased to announce that Orange, Virginia, attorney Jonathan Slater is rejoining our firm and will help us expand our services to clients in Central Virginia and the Piedmont region. In addition to his past work as…

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Virginia’s Top Jury Award, 2017

Burnett & Williams’ Team Won $7,000,000 in Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice Trial. Attorney Donald S. Culkin, from Burnett & Williams’ Leesburg office, was honored to work with Anthony Russell and Les Bowers of Gentry Locke in Roanoke to win a…

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“Steal This…” – A Reaction Piece to Virginia’s New Felony Larceny Law

Virginia has finally raised the felony larceny threshold from $200 to $500. The new law goes into effect July 1, 2018. The $200 limit was set in 1980 and had not seen an increase until this year. This meant that…

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Essential Car Seat Safety

In our years of personal injury work, cases involving children hurt in car crashes are always among the most emotionally difficult, especially when a car or truck accident results in a wrongful death. Last year, we shared news of a…

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We Are The Champions! Congratulations to the Hopewell HS Blue Devils

Hopewell Attorney C. James Williams III was thrilled when the Hopewell High School Blue Devils honored him with a championship ring during their state football title celebration last month. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month last fall, Jim’s “Field of Dreams”…

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