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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.

Honoring the Cause: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“The time is always right to do what is right.” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said this at our National Cathedral in Washington D.C. on March 31, 1968, four days before his assassination. Today we celebrate how he led our…

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Greek Life and Liability

When the members of a Greek Organization engage in deadly hazing rituals, who can be held accountable? It’s a time-honored tradition at many colleges and universities across the country: fraternity and sorority pledging, followed by initiation rituals that frequently involve…

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Virginia: Who’s Responsible for Snow Removal?

The first major winter storm of 2019 swept through Virginia over the weekend. Virginia State Police responded to more than 230 traffic accidents in the first 12 hours of Sunday alone, and schools and businesses across the region were closed…

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How to Tie a Christmas Tree to the Roof of Your Car

When it comes to using the family car as a delivery truck, we’ve all seen some questionable tie-downs that look neither safe nor secure. Most of us are guilty of having rigged something on the roof of our car that…

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Is Holiday Season “The Most Dangerous Time of the Year”?!?

4 Common Holiday Injuries to Avoid.  Nothing takes the joy out of holiday festivities like a visit to the emergency room. Many of the seasonal trappings we love so much this time of year can be the cause of avoidable…

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Does a user agreement disqualify injury claims?

Injured riders are looking for help with lawsuits against Bird and Lime, but 'user agreements' might keep the companies off the hook. Back in August we wrote about the many dangers of ride-share scooters, and, predictably, injuries have been piling…

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It’s never a Good Time to Think about Life Insurance

but now may be the best time None of us like to ruminate about mortality, but the consequence of not planning ahead can mean hardship for survivors. Now may be the best time to evaluate how you’ll take care of…

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Best Wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving

- and a festive drink recipe This Thanksgiving, Burnett & Williams’ Personal Injury attorneys and staff wish to express our heartfelt gratitude for friends and clients, colleagues and co-workers, new babies, loving memories, family gatherings, and good food. Joy and…

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