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Burnett and Williams has served clients and Virginia communities for over 40 years. In our blog, we share articles about important issues of personal injury law and community news. We welcome comments and questions!

Medical Debt and How to Avoid Aggressive Collection

In Virginia, too many people are being hit with lawsuits because they can’t pay their medical bills. We all know that healthcare costs are high, and paying medical bills can be a challenge for many families. Across the country, one…

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Rail Safety: What to Do If You’re Stuck on the Tracks

This and other lifesaving tips for Rail Safety Week. Trains and people have coexisted in Virginia since the early 1800’s, and with a romantic history and our nostalgia for rumbling cars and distant whistles, it’s easy to underestimate the dangers…

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Who’s Turn is it Anyway?

Questions about Virginia's rules of the road and how a driver’s failure to yield right-of-way can disqualify insurance settlements. This is the second part of a series aimed at helping Virginians become (even) better drivers. We all do our best to…

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No More Waiting for the School Bus

A popular new technology tracks school bus location and has been adopted by school departments across Virginia — parents, guardians, and caregivers can simply download an app to help schooldays run a little bit more smoothly! A handy and popular…

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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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