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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.

Virginia Law: When Insurers Must Disclose Liability Policy Limits

Under current Virginia law, liability policy limits can only be revealed to a plaintiff’s attorney within limited circumstances, unless a lawsuit is filed. By Matthew E. Bass, attorney at Burnett & Williams P.C., Loudoun, Fairfax, and Northern Virginia When someone…

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Save the Tailgating for the Cavaliers

Following-too-closely, aka Tailgating, is the most often cited cause of car accidents in Virginia. Here are a few tips on how to break the habit. This is the first of a series aimed at helping Virginians become (even) better drivers.…

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Beware of Flying Beach Umbrellas

An unsecured umbrella can turn into a deadly projectile — but there are ways to make your trip to the beach a safe one. When most of us think about the potential dangers of a day at the beach, the…

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San Francisco Bans Sales of E-Cigarettes — Will Other Cities Follow?

E-cigarettes are a national health emergency, and some municipalities are taking steps to make it harder to use them. San Francisco — home of Juul Labs, the company that is probably the most-recognized name in e-cigarettes —  has just banned…

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Look Out for That Foul Ball!

Fan injuries from stray baseballs are a real — and increasing — hazard at baseball parks. Baseball season is in full swing, and fans are heading out to the ballpark to catch a game or two. Enjoying this quintessential summertime…

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A Few Tips for a Fun and Happy 4th All Around Virginia!

It’s the 4th of July — time to roll out your picnic blanket, slice up the watermelon, and enjoy some patriotic fireworks celebrating America’s birthday! If you live in or around Leesburg, festivities at Ida Lee Park start with a…

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New Virginia Car Seat Law Takes Effect July 1st

If you’re a parent, grandparent, or caregiver for an infant or toddler, take a moment this weekend to check if your child’s car seat is compliant with the new law. by Lenny Richardson, Legal Assistant, Burnett & Williams, Reston, Leesburg.…

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