Now Hiring: Medical Malpractice Paralegal

January 23, 2018

  Potter Burnett Law, LLC is currently seeking a full-time paralegal with Medical Malpractice experience. Applicant MUST have litigation experience with review and organization of medical records, pleadings, discovery, e-filing and trial preparation. Pay and benefits will be commensurate with experience and are competitive. Please email cover letter, resume, and references to bowiemdlawfirm@gmail.com. Applicants without relevant […]

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Charles Co. jury awards $1.1M to car crash victim

January 18, 2018

  By: Heather Cobun Daily Record Legal Affairs Writer   A Charles County jury has awarded $1.1 million to a Friendship man who sustained a permanent lower back injury in a vehicle collision in 2015. Steven Mudd was driving on Route 925 in Waldorf on May 21, 2015 when he collided with a vehicle turning […]

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Communication Failures Between Doctors

December 26, 2017

  The failure of medical professionals to communicate regarding any healthcare matter can pose serious outcomes. While communication failures are varied, the implications are real: unsafe patient care. A report issued by CRICO, a Harvard medical community owned insurance program, analyzed national medical malpractice claims and found that more than 30 percent of all claims […]

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Five Questions to Ask When Choosing a Nursing Home

December 26, 2017

  Sometimes the need for a nursing home comes unexpectedly. Other times, it is a transition that can be planned over an extended period of time. Regardless of the situation, choosing the right home can be a challenge. Few milestones in life are harder than deciding whether nursing home care makes sense and if so, […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of your Car Crash Claim

December 26, 2017

If you are involved in a car accident, it’s important you maintain appropriate communication with your insurance company. However, what you must be cautious of in the beginning of the process is to not disclose too much information. The best thing to do is to talk to an attorney before you disclose information to your […]

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Beware of Driving on Thanksgiving

October 17, 2017

Did you know that Thanksgiving is one of the most dangerous holidays to travel? According to a study provided by the University of Alabama, the three days leading up to Thanksgiving are the most dangerous days to be on the road. In 2015, there was a daily average of 460 crashes on Monday, Tuesday, and […]

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What is Cancer Misdiagnosis?

October 17, 2017

A cancer misdiagnosis is not as common as one may think. A cancer misdiagnosis occurs when a Pathologist analyzes a patient’s tissue and incorrectly diagnoses the patient with cancer. According to a group of researchers at John Hopkins Hospital that reviewed tissue samples from 6,000 cancer patients across the country, “one out of every 71 […]

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Is Your Brain Bruised?

October 17, 2017

Hematoma describes the combining of blood outside of the blood vessels but is more commonly known as a bruise. While a regular bruise on your arm or leg might not be anything to worry about, bruising of the brain can be extremely dangerous. What is the prognosis for Hematoma? Though most hematomas resolve by themselves, some […]

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The Most Dangerous Highway in Maryland

September 27, 2017

Did you know one of the most dangerous highways in Maryland might be a route you’re all too familiar with? Indian Head Highway (Route 210) is one of the deadliest roads in Prince George’s County. About 60 lives have been taken on this deathly highway over the past decade triggering local authorities and members of […]

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Halloween Driving Safety Tips

September 27, 2017

  Here at Potter Burnett Law, we always encourage safe defensive driving but in the spirit of Halloween, we would like to remind all drivers to be aware of trick-or-treaters. Here are five driving safety tips to help protect all drivers and pedestrians celebrating All Hallows Eve. Drive slowly in neighborhoods and DO NOT pass […]

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