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Historic Verdict Rendered in Combs-Lafleur Wrongful Death Suit

Leesburg, VA -- A $15 million dollar wrongful death verdict, believed to be the largest ever rendered in the Commonwealth of Virginia, was issued Monday against Steven Combs-Lafleur in the Circuit Court of Loudoun County. The judgment came in the…

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The Ukrop’s Monument Ave 10K

The Burnett & Williams team participated in the 2011 Ukrop's Monument Ave 10K  in Richmond, VA. Maddie came in first in our group, with Kris running and Jim jogging behind, and Chase, Mac and Patrick followed behind. Mallory and her mother…

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Local Attorney’s Contributions to the Community Recognized by the Loudoun Chamber

Leesburg, VA - The Loudoun Chamber of Commerce through its Nonprofit Initiative (NPI) recently announced its recognition of Peter Burnett as its first Community Leader of 2011.  Burnett and his firm, Burnett & Williams, were recognized for their many years…

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Insurance Claims Adjusting 101

Insurance companies like to portray themselves on TV as good citizens whose policies reflect fundamental fairness and dependability, but their claims adjustment practices often suggest otherwise. Most adjusters will not admit it, but the first rule of adjusting claims is…

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Be Careful What You Post in Cyberspace – A Lawyer’s Perspective

In this internet age, I have found that many of my clients are using online social networking (OSN) sites to communicate with family and friends. FaceBook seems to be the most popular site, but MySpace, Twitter and Linkedin essentially provide…

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Field of Dreams Team presents check to Chesterfield County Board

  Jim Williams,  Lisa Kopecko, Leslie Haley, and Charles Batchelor present a check for $30,000 to the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors. The money raised by the Field of Dreams Foundation and Midlothian Volunteer Coalition goes toward a new multi-use…

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Peter Burnett selected as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Virginia

Peter Burnett was recently selected by the American Trial Lawyers Association as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in Virginia. Membership is obtained through special invitation and is extended only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications of leadership,reputation,…

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Jim Williams to present check from the Field of Dreams Foundation

Jim Williams will be presenting a check to the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors on August 25 at 6:30 pm from the Field of Dreams Foundation. The Beth Williams Field of Dreams Foundation promotes a message of uniting communities to…

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