Child Injured by Negligent Driver
A young boy was injured when the car his mother was driving was rear-ended by a large pick up truck. The defendant driver had not taken the time to defrost the windshield before getting behind the wheel.
Truck Accident Crushes Worker’s Foot
Our client was forced to retire on disability, following a career-ending truck accident. After an initial weak offer by the defense, the case was settled on our terms and at nearly 4 times the initial offer.
The Largest Jury Verdict in Virginia in 2017
A brain surgeon’s mistake led to the death of a mother. Burnett & Williams brought the wrongful death case to trial and ultimate ruling in favor of the grieving family.
Fall in Big Box Store Causes Spinal Cord Damage
A shopper suffered a life-altering injury after falling on store premises. The retail business had failed in their basic obligation to maintain a safe environment for customers.
Toddler Injured in Harrowing Accident
An 18 month old boy sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury when his head was nearly crushed. This heartbreaking case was declined by two lawyers before Burnett & Williams accepted it.
Difficult Claim Against Uninsured Motorist
With diligence and careful application of the law, Burnett & Williams was able to uncover three sources of insurance recovery when a mother of two was severely injured by an uninsured motorist.
Family Struck by Impaired Driver
A woman was driving her family home from dinner when they were rear-ended while stopped at a stop sign. The other driver admitted to police at the scene that he’d been drinking.
Pregnant Woman Hurt by Car Towing a Boat
A pregnant woman was in her car at the gas pump when it was struck by an out-of-control car, trailer, and boat. The driver was ticketed. Several months of physical therapy followed. She later gave birth to healthy twins.
Ability to Work Ended by Reckless Driver
A 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.
Grandfather Rushed to the Emergency Room
An elderly man was injured when another driver failed to yield the right of way. He was rushed to the hospital with radiating pain in his limbs. After months of physical therapy, he’s enjoying retirement with his family--including his 25 grandchildren.
Year after year, as a firm and as individual attorneys, we have been broadly recognized for legal skill and civic contribution.
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