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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!

Restored Burnett home wins Design Award

Peter accepted the 2010 Signatures of Loudoun Design Excellence Award and wishes to thank every one involved with the restoration of his family home. A Washington Post article by Nancy McKeon quotes Peter emphasizing the fact that "Many, many of…

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B&W attorneys are members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum

  Jim Williams and Peter Burnett are both members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the U.S. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts…

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Driving While Texting (DWT) epidemic among teens

The dangers associated with texting while driving have been well documented over the last several years. Despite state legislation and widespread media attention, too many Virginians remain unyielding to the dangers it presents; not surprisingly, young drivers are increasingly among…

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Field of Dreams update – Chesterfield County

The Planning commission approved the change in use of the Watkins Annex from elementary school to public park. The county has already issued the RFPs for the contractor and once that firm is selected, a ground breaking ceremony can be…

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House Bill 93 passes into Law in Virginia

Authored by Jim Williams. We at Burnett & Williams were delighted to learn that House Bill 93 was passed into law. Passage of this bill is particularly gratifying for our law firm, because not only does it advance the interests…

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Peter Burnett awarded Outstanding Volunteer of the Year

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors recognized the recipients of the Volunteer Loudoun 2010 Outstanding Volunteer Awards. The awards honor citizens and organizations throughout the county who donate time and service to their community. Peter was nominated by the board…

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VA criticized for lax highway safety laws, yet fatalities continue to decline

Authored by Donald S. Culkin. According to an advocacy group known as the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, Virginia is among the nine worst states for highway safety laws.  Even so, Virginia continues to see fewer and fewer traffic…

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Loudoun Cares headquarters approved by BAR

The construction plans for the renovation of Loudoun Cares' new building have been approved by Leesburg's Board of Architectural Review (BAR).  The Leesburg Today newspaper noted "The approvals received by the BAR pave the way for additions and alterations to…

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