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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!

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Virginia Steps Up Its Protection of Animals

As the scorching summer heat continues, lawmakers do their part to help keep pets cool and safe. It’s August, which means long, hot days and hopefully a dip in the pool or a picnic under a shady tree to stay…

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Virginia is the First State to Pass Coronavirus Worker Protections

Virginia is leading the nation in protecting its workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Last week Virginia became the first state in the nation to pass rules requiring employers to protect workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Here at Burnett & Williams…

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Virginia DMV Re-opens some locations

It just got a little bit easier to do your DMV business. If coronavirus closures have made it difficult for you to register your car or schedule a road test, we have some good news for you: three more DMV…

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Can Social Media Affect My Case?

Remember, nothing you do online is truly private, so always be mindful when you post. These days, many of us are in one way or another involved in social media — through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or the host of other…

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Virginia Special Olympics Loudoun County Games

Peter Burnett and Jonathan Slater talk with Bruce Gemmill of Main Street Bank about bringing the Special Olympics to Northern Virginia. Earlier this year, Peter Burnett and Jonathan Slater sat down to chat with Bruce Gemmill, Senior Vice President and…

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Becoming a United States Citizen

Our colleague David was recently sworn in as a US citizen — congratulations, David! As some of you may know, our colleague David (who works as a paralegal and business manager in our Midlothian office) is from Scotland. We are…

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Are You Protected Against Uninsured and Underinsured Drivers?

Making sure your insurance policy includes UM/UIM coverage is a wise financial decision. Auto insurance isn’t something most of us think much about after we initially sign on to a plan, but it might be worth your while to take…

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Police Injury Lawsuits

When people get injured during law enforcement, it is unjust and expensive on many levels. With so much focus recently on issues of fair and just policing practices, one aspect of the discussion that has received less attention is the…

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