What You Should Know Before Meeting With A Truck Accident Attorney

February 6, 2018

  Truck accidents can be very serious situations. These accidents often occur at high speeds and involve a collision with a vehicle much larger in size than your own, causing a more serious impact than one that may occur in another type of auto accident. Accidents even at low speeds with such heavy vehicles, such […]

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What Are the Different Types of Elder Abuse?

February 6, 2018

  Elder abuse can be defined as a single, or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an expectation of trust, which causes harm or distress to an older person. (World Health Organization, 2002) Elder abuse can take various forms, via intentional or unintentional neglect including physical, emotional, […]

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The Importance of Finding a Good Doctor

February 6, 2018

The decision to look for a new doctor may be one you’ve recently decided to make because of a number of different factors. You may have just moved to the Maryland or Washington D.C. area or you may be unhappy with the care you have been receiving from your current doctor. You may have also […]

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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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