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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!

The insurance company sent me paperwork – now what do I do?

We answer two commonly asked questions. If you’ve been in an accident, the action you need to take afterwards in terms of paperwork and insurance claims can sometimes be confusing. Below we’ve answered two basic questions we often hear from…

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Autumn Morning West Virginia, Photo By Sean Pavone/ SHutterstock

Leaf-peeping in Virginia

Our home state puts on a glorious show for us every fall — here’s how you can know when fall foliage is at its peak! For the autumn-lovers among us, October is a spectacular month, filled with crisp blue-sky days…

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Personal Injury Calculator

A personal injury calculator may seem like a useful tool, but our best advice is to stay away from using one! If you type “personal injury calculator” into Google, you’re going to find websites that purport to be able to…

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Walk-in Services are Back at the DMV!

Virginia’s DMV is updating the ways you can do business with them. Of the many adjustments we’ve had to make in the name of Covid safety, changes at the Virginia DMV may not have been the most disruptive, but they…

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Peter Burnett is flanked by his daughters, Abbey Burnett Spencer and Ellie Burnett Wallace, on their garlic farm near Hamilton. Douglas Graham/Loudoun Now

A Family Affair: Sisters Garlic Co.

“You don’t get a plain Jane, white, soft-neck garlic that doesn’t have a whole lot of taste,” says Peter Burnett. “The product is so remarkably different from what you buy in the grocery store.” Burnett & Williams’ very own Peter…

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Dog Bites: What You Should Know

You’ve just been bitten by a dog, do you know what to do next? Even the biggest dog lovers can find themselves in the unenviable position of having a scary run-in with a canine. Whether it’s a stranger’s dog being…

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Lofted Bed and Bunk Bed Injuries

These popular dorm-room beds can be more dangerous than you might think. It’s that time of year again — parents across the country are packing up the family car and dropping their older teenagers at college. It’s an exciting time,…

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Accidents in Paradise

You’ve been looking forward to your get-away for what seems like forever, but then you finally get there and disaster strikes! Do you know what to do if you’re injured while on vacation? It’s not something any of us want…

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