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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.

Will Purdue Pharma Settle Nearly 2,000 OxyContin Lawsuits?

The company alleged to have helped create the nation’s deadly opioid crisis has so far not admitted to doing anything wrong. This week the maker of OxyContin, Purdue Pharma, announced a $270 million settlement with the State of Oklahoma over claims…

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Prince George Bus Accident

In this recent tragedy, the Commonwealth of Virginia can be sued for negligent highway design, and the driver for negligent driving. By C. James Williams III, Principal attorney, Hopewell, Midlothian. When I advise clients about the laws governing motor vehicle…

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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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Taking My Own Accident Advice

What a recent deer accident reminded me about minimizing collision harm and navigating accident insurance claims. By Seth R. Lindberg, attorney at Burnett & Williams P.C., Loudoun, Fairfax, and Northern Virginia From time to time here at Burnett & Williams…

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Car Accident Injury Victims Should Have an Attorney Review

Attorney Jonathan B. Slater Advises Legal Counsel for Car Accident Victims.   There's no cost for consultation. With our new office in Orange, Burnett and Williams is now able to help car and truck accident victims in Central Virginia get…

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Jim Boeheim Unlikely Negligent in Car Accident With Pedestrian

One high profile fatal accident shows how negligence rules can affect compensation. By Seth R. Lindberg, attorney Burnett & Williams P.C., Loudoun, Fairfax, and Northern Virginia Jim Boeheim, the longtime, second-winningest active coach in the NCAA, struck and killed a…

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Good News Building In Downtown Hopewell, Virginia

  It is great to see good news about Hopewell spreading throughout the greater Richmond region, including this feature today on NBC12.com. For years, we've been enthusiastic boosters of the city and it has been fun to watch new restaurants…

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Zion Williamson Product Liability lawsuit against Nike? Probably Not.

It was bizarre, and undoubtedly the worst scenario Nike could have imagined, but it's unlikely last week’s failed shoe spectacle will result in an injury lawsuit. by Matthew E. Bass, attorney, Leesburg, Winchester Millions of people recently tuned in to…

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