How to Know if Your Loved One is a Victim of Nursing Home Negligence

June 9, 2017

How to Know if Your Loved One is a Victim of Nursing Home Negligence  More than one million geriatric men and women currently reside in a nursing home.[1] That’s more than one million grandmothers, grandfathers, aunts, uncles, mothers, and fathers living in the care of men and women you have entrusted with their health and […]

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Do You Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

June 1, 2017

If you or a loved one has been harmed as the result of a medical professional’s negligence, you may be entitled to medical malpractice recovery. Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional fails to follow medical communities’ established practices, procedures and or guidelines that are used to diagnose, treat or care for a patient. Your […]

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How Truck Crashes are Different from Car Crashes

May 5, 2017

Thousands of truck accidents occur every year. A truck accident is a vehicle collision that includes tractor-trailers, 18- wheelers, and semi-trucks. Most truck accidents lead to lengthy traffic jams, expensive insurance claims, and even injuries or fatalities. While all automobile collisions can be traumatic, truck accidents tend to be more catastrophic. Here are a few […]

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The Dangers of Anesthesia

May 5, 2017

Anesthesia is one of the most dangerous parts of a surgical procedure. [1]Maybe that’s why it can take over 12 years to become a certified anesthesiologist. Even with tremendous training, current statistics indicate that 1 in every 200,000 to 300,000 patients die due to anesthesia complications.[2] Anesthesia errors can occur at any given time for […]

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Why Texting and Driving is Dangerous

May 4, 2017

You’re driving on a highway en route to home, after a long day and you hear the familiar buzz of your cell phone. Is it a text from someone important, a news update, or a notification from Facebook? You’re itching to see what was sent and the anticipation is killing you. You contemplate taking a […]

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Potter Burnett Law Client Awarded Largest Auto Verdict in Harford County

April 25, 2017

Bowie, Maryland (April 24, 2017) – Potter Burnett Law is pleased to announce a $1.12 Million verdict in Harford County Circuit Court on Friday. The Plaintiffs, Joseph and Jodi Glaser filed suit against Allmerica Financial Insurance Company, seeking underinsured motorist benefits. Jodi Glaser was in a collision on June 28, 2012, and suffered permanent injuries; […]

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Pedestrian Accident

April 19, 2017

Imagine you’re running your weekly errands. Although running errands isn’t your favorite activity, it is a warm spring day and you’re feeling productive and cheerful. The grocery store is the last stop on your list and afterward, you plan to go home and enjoy the sunset on your back porch. As you park your car […]

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Should Maryland Change the Teenage Driving Curfew?

April 10, 2017

According to a study conducted by The Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration, young driver fatalities have increased by 75% from 2014 to 2015. [1] Lack of experience, driver distraction, and understanding of the true dangers that come with the responsibility of driving are most likely contributing to the increasing car accidents within their age group (18 […]

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Three of the Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs

April 4, 2017

In the year 2000, 2.8 million prescriptions were filled which equates to an average of 10 prescriptions for every person in the United States. Although prescriptions can be beneficial in certain instances, they can also be very dangerous and cause hazardous side effects. The following lists three heavily promoted prescription drugs with potentially dangerous side […]

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When BIG Problems Happen to Our LITTLE Ones

March 15, 2017

Birth is a joyous moment, but sadly, sometimes these moments are tainted with complications. Birth injuries are categorized as damage sustained during the birthing process. Typically, these injuries occur during transit through the birth canal. In most cases, injuries can be resolved without treatment but other times, severe nerve damage or broken bones can occur. […]

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