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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!

How to Keep Teen Drivers Safe

Car accidents are the second leading cause of death for teens in the US. Parents of teenages worry about a lot of things. Keeping them safe while they are driving usually tops the list, and justifiably so. Teenage drivers are…

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Beach Safety Tips

Here are a few easy tips that can help keep your day at the beach safe from dangers like being swept up in a rip current or suffering a spinal cord injury. A trip to the beach should be a…

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New Changes to VA Laws

Every July 1st, new laws come into effect in the grand old Commonwealth of Virginia. The big-ticket item this year was the legalization of possession of up to one ounce of marijuana and the ability to grow up to four…

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Fire Pit Accidents on the Rise

Once upon a time, summertime backyards were furnished with simple basics like aluminum folding chairs, charcoal grills, and plastic coolers. In recent years the trend has moved toward transforming a home’s outdoor space into another “room” of the house. Yards…

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Blood Shortage

Virginia’s blood shortage is especially severe this summer, and you can help! Blood shortages often happen over the summer because schools and businesses are less likely to hold blood drives, and people are on vacation and are not thinking about…

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DoorDash Car Insurance

Your personal auto insurance policy likely won’t protect you if you are in a car accident while on the job as a DoorDash delivery person. In recent years, a lot of people have turned to flexible work opportunities like becoming…

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Men Bicycling at Sunset

New Bike Laws

Two new Virginia laws on the books are aimed at making our roads safer for cyclists, and will hopefully prevent serious injuries and deaths among bikers. 2020 found many of us spending more time than usual at home, thanks to…

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Would You Let Your Car Insurance Company Follow You?

All automobile insurers offer savings programs, but not all discounts are created equal. by Helen Dybulak, Legal Assistant, Burnett & Williams, Virginia Personal Injury Lawyers Car insurance companies offer all kinds of incentives to compete for your business. The common…

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