Deborah Potter Named Top Personal Injury Lawyer by Washingtonian

April 30, 2021

WASHINGTON – (April 30, 2021) Potter Burnett Law is excited to announce that Deborah Potter has been named a top personal injury lawyer by Washingtonian magazine. This recognition is humbling since the esteemed list is voted on by fellow attorneys in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Being acknowledged reflects the hard work and dedication Debbie […]

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Celebrating Women’s History Month: Five Iconic Female Attorneys

March 23, 2021

March is Women’s History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the outstanding accomplishments women have contributed to society throughout history and today. First established in 1987, Women’s History Month praises the vital roles and sacrifices that women have made in American history. In the legal field currently, nearly 2 out of every 5 attorneys are […]

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Potter Burnett Law Attorneys Recognized in 2021 Super Lawyers Lists

December 28, 2020

Potter Burnett Law is pleased to announce that Deborah Potter, Suzanne Burnett, and Andrew Burnett have all been recognized by top legal rating service, Super Lawyers, as members of their Top Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. These esteemed lists highlight the hard work and time that they devote to their practice and clients. Deborah was […]

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5 Steps to Take After a Slip, Trip, or Fall

June 24, 2019

At some point, most people suffer from a fall, trip, or slip. When this happens, it is sometimes through no fault of your own. These accidents can happen anywhere, at any time, and it is important to know the necessary steps to take following an accident. The law states that all buildings, homes, parking lots, […]

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In-Depth Data Shows How Pedestrians Get Injured in Car Accidents

March 27, 2019

When you think of auto-accidents, the first instance that comes to mind is not often one that involves pedestrians. 2017 marked the second year in a row for the highest amount of pedestrian fatalities since 1990. Nearly 6,000 pedestrians were killed in 2017, most being children and the elderly. Though there is no specific evidence […]

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I Was Hit by An Uninsured Driver – Now What?

January 17, 2019

With literally tens of thousands of car accidents in the United States every year, one can only hope not to be involved in one. Regardless of practicing safe driving habits, sometimes a car accident is unavoidable. If you have the misfortune of being involved in a crash, it can sometimes be a small comfort to […]

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Driver Hits Odenton Woman Walking Dog

September 7, 2018

Anne Arundel County Police are looking for the driver who hit a woman and her dog, injuring both, Friday morning in Odenton. Source: By Deb Belt, Patch National Staff ODENTON, MD — Anne Arundel County Police are looking for the driver who hit a woman and her dog, injuring both, Friday morning in Odenton, and […]

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When a House Fire in Maryland Becomes a Personal Injury Claim

June 21, 2018

A Prince George’s County house fire occurred earlier this month at the home of a woman and her 3-year-old daughter. The fire broke out around 9:30 a.m. on Monday, June 11th near St. Barnabas Road in Suitland, Md. Both individuals were said to have suffered both smoke inhalation and respiratory distress. The house fire comes […]

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Police: Three Killed in Charles County, Maryland Highway Crash

May 16, 2018

Source: http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2018/05/16/identities-in-triple-fatal-crash-with-dump-truck/ Maryland State Police identify two of the three victims who died in a triple fatal crash in Charles County Tuesday. The preliminary investigation into the crash indicated a dump truck was traveling eastbound on Maryland Route 234 and Penns Hill Road shortly before 3:00 p.m. when an SUV failed to stop at the […]

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6 in Hospital After 4 Vehicle Crash on Aris T Allen Blvd in Annapolis, Maryland on Saturday

May 16, 2018

Source: http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2018/05/6-in-hospital-after-4-vehicle-crash-on-aris-t-allen-blvd-on-saturday/ On May 12, 2018 at approximately 6:41 pm officers responded to a multi vehicle crash on Aris T. Allen Blvd (MD-665) at Riva Road in Annapolis. Investigation showed a Ford Raptor was traveling eastbound on MD-665 when it crossed the median into the westbound lanes striking a GMC pickup, Dodge pickup, and a […]

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Common Causes of Injury-Related Car Accidents

August 29, 2017

According to the Maryland Department of Transportation, there is an average of nearly 96,000 crashes in Maryland every year. While driving often seems like a mundane task for most, injuries and fatalities can be sustained at any time. It is important to know some of the most common causes that lead to injury-related car accidents. […]

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3 Reasons You Need to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

October 31, 2016

Just because you can handle an injury related accident privately or through an insurance company doesn’t necessarily mean you should. If you have been injured in an accident it is in your best interest to consider proceeding with legal representation. Here are a few reasons why you should consider hiring an attorney if you experienced […]

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