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The attorneys and staff at Burnett & Williams have a longstanding tradition of excellence and service to both the community and the legal profession. We handle a wide variety of personal injury cases for clients all over the Commonwealth. Our legal skill and our community efforts have been recognized in a variety of ways, from simple heartfelt thank-yous, to formal recognition for outstanding achievement.

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Ability to Work Ended by Reckless Driver

Fairfax County resident’s ability to work was ended by a reckless driver who ran a red light. He faced years of chronic pain, severe disability, and ongoing medical expenses.

$5,400,000

Passenger In Ridesharing Vehicle Injured In Crash

A passenger in a commercial ridesharing vehicle was seriously injured in a multi-vehicle crash. Burnett & Williams attorneys obtained recovery from three separate insurance companies.

$650,000

Pedestrian Hurt by Commercial Vehicle

Pedestrian hurt by commercial vehicle – A pedestrian standing on the side of the road was clipped by a large commercial vehicle, causing severe and permanent injury to his lower extremities.

$1,250,000

Mother killed, father injured in T-bone auto accident

Client loses wife and is injured himself, requiring multiple surgeries, in a T-bone automobile accident in Loudoun County.

$4,600,000

Teen fractured skull after being struck by bat at baseball practice

This negligence case involved a 13-year-old boy at a rural high school who was struck in the head by a baseball bat during a preseason indoor spring conditioning batting practice

$1,400,000

NATIONAL RECOGNITION

U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT – BEST LAW FIRMS

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms.

U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT – AMERICA’S BEST LAWYERS

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. If the votes for an attorney are positive enough for inclusion in Best Lawyers, that attorney must maintain those votes in subsequent polls to remain on the list for each edition.

NATIONAL TRIAL LAWYERS

Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and public profile. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research.

U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT – BEST LAW FIRMS

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms.

STATE RECOGNITION

Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame

Peter C. Burnett was inducted into the Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame in 2019, which celebrates attorneys who have made lasting marks on the legal field across the commonwealth of Virginia. Criteria for selection include: career accomplishments, contributions to the profession, contributions to the development of the law, contributions to the bar and the commonwealth and efforts to increase access to justice.

U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT – BEST LAW FIRMS

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms.

U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT – AMERICA’S BEST LAWYERS

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. If the votes for an attorney are positive enough for inclusion in Best Lawyers, that attorney must maintain those votes in subsequent polls to remain on the list for each edition.

Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame

Peter C. Burnett was inducted into the Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame in 2019, which celebrates attorneys who have made lasting marks on the legal field across the commonwealth of Virginia. Criteria for selection include: career accomplishments, contributions to the profession, contributions to the development of the law, contributions to the bar and the commonwealth and efforts to increase access to justice.

LOCAL RECOGNITION

BEST CAR ACCIDENT LAWYERS IN RICHMOND VIRGINIA

Burnett & Williams has been recognized by Expertise as one of the top 20 car accident lawyers in Richmond, VA. Expertise connects people with the best local experts. They score car accident lawyers on more than 25 variables across five categories.

TOP PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER – NORTHERN VIRGINIA MAGAZINE

How they made the list. We took the challenge to those who know the field best, Northern Virginia personal injury lawyers. We tasked them with answering: “If you had a close friend or relative who needed a personal injury lawyer, and you could not handle the case yourself, to whom would you refer them?”

COMMUNITY LEADER OF 2011 – LOUDOUN COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

The Community Leadership Awards were created to honor those members of the Loudoun business community, both organizations and individuals, that have demonstrated an exemplary level of leadership and community engagement to positively impact the quality of life in Loudoun County and to serve the needs of its citizens.

BEST CAR ACCIDENT LAWYERS IN RICHMOND VIRGINIA

Burnett & Williams has been recognized by Expertise as one of the top 20 car accident lawyers in Richmond, VA. Expertise connects people with the best local experts. They score car accident lawyers on more than 25 variables across five categories.

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