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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!

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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Save the Tailgating for the Cavaliers

Following-too-closely, aka Tailgating, is the most often cited cause of car accidents in Virginia. Here are a few tips on how to break the habit. This is the first of a series aimed at helping Virginians become (even) better drivers.…

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Beware of Flying Beach Umbrellas

An unsecured umbrella can turn into a deadly projectile — but there are ways to make your trip to the beach a safe one. When most of us think about the potential dangers of a day at the beach, the…

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San Francisco Bans Sales of E-Cigarettes — Will Other Cities Follow?

E-cigarettes are a national health emergency, and some municipalities are taking steps to make it harder to use them. San Francisco — home of Juul Labs, the company that is probably the most-recognized name in e-cigarettes —  has just banned…

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Look Out for That Foul Ball!

Fan injuries from stray baseballs are a real — and increasing — hazard at baseball parks. Baseball season is in full swing, and fans are heading out to the ballpark to catch a game or two. Enjoying this quintessential summertime…

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