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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Potter Burnett recently adopted an African Lion to support the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute. The African Lion is the firm’s iconic symbol that represents strength, bravery, and fearlessness. Although African Lions are typically associated with courageousness and power […]
A 26-year-old Clarksburg man who lost an arm and a leg after his Ford pickup truck “burst into flames” in a collision on Georgia Avenue last year was awarded $26 million in damages yesterday by a Baltimore jury.
A Baltimore Circuit jury yesterday gave one of the largest damage awards in the history of the city court — $26 million — to a Frederick man who claimed he lost his arm and leg in an accident because Ford Motor Co. failed to install a $1 safety device on his pickup truck. Read the […]
When a fatal accident occurred on Labor Day weekend, leaving two teenagers seriously injured and one dead, Deborah Potter spoke to ABC7 News on her client’s behalf.
School is back in session and new teenage drivers are ready to hit the road. While most teen drivers are overjoyed to have reached this new milestone, their parents may feel uneasy about the transition and slightly concerned for their child’s safety. If your child is driving to school this year, share the following safety […]