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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.

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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There Are Still Hungry Kids

Start a holiday tradition and join the many Virginians that give. As Thanksgiving and the upcoming holiday season fast approaches, many of us are looking forward to spending time with family and friends around a dining room table loaded with…

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Avoid Thanksgiving Car Accidents

Auto Accidents Spike on Thanksgiving Week

The busiest travel holiday for drivers is often the most dangerous. Thanksgiving has long had the reputation of being the single most busy travel time for Americans all across the country, including right here in Virginia. Chances are that record…

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