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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.

Driving Safety for Teens and Seniors

For anyone with teenage drivers or parents who are becoming frail with age, driving can become a worrisome venture. This week a client brought to our attention an amazingly thoughtful and in-depth NPR podcast hosted by Mindy Todd at Atlantic Public…

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Can I Be Sued For Performing CPR or First Aid in an Emergency?

Knowing what to do in the face of a medical emergency could be the difference between life and death. According to the American Heart Association, “CPR, especially if performed in the first few minutes of cardiac arrest, can double or…

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From Lawyer to U.S. President

Burnett & Williams’ lawyers are in good company on this Presidents’ Day: nearly 60% of all U.S. presidents were lawyers before they were elected commander in chief. Many people who seek justice and fairness and possess a desire to help…

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Sweethearts of Burnett & Williams

Valentines Day is a day to remember the loved ones that make life great. Here’s a look at some of the family & friends our staff is celebrating with this holiday!

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The February Ampersand Award goes to the City of Petersburg Black History Month Festival

For the February Ampersand Award, we’d like to recognize the City of Petersburg’s Black History Month Festival, and its organizers, the city’s Special Events Coordinator, Marnelle Fanfan, and Festival Chair, Margo Hardy. For the fourth year in a row, Petersburg…

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Peter Burnett Interviewed on “Ask the Expert” Podcast

Attorney Peter Burnett recently took time out of his busy practice for a national podcast interview on Steve Sleeper’s “Ask the Expert” show. Peter talked about his 40 years of work as a lawyer, including 35 years as a personal injury…

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Serving our Elders

Why I Pursed my Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy It was a long road for Shenandoah College graduate Amber Kelly to obtain a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy, and Burnett & Williams was honored to help her get over…

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