Justice is a Lady Lawyer: Deborah Potter

August 5, 2019

At Potter Burnett Law, our Pride works to revolutionize the way you experience the entire legal process. Our legal team understands the importance of standing by your side and confidently representing individuals throughout the state of Maryland and Washington, DC.   When it comes to selecting your lawyer, many clients research tirelessly for the right […]

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Nursing Home Neglect: Financial Abuse

August 5, 2019

If your loved one currently resides in a nursing home or assisted care facility, it is important to remain aware of possible instances of elder abuse or neglect that could occur. Unfortunately, abuse of the elderly can take form in a multitude of ways. It is important to be aware of your elderly loved one’s […]

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Stay Safe When Driving at Night

August 5, 2019

Driving at night can become dangerous if you are not prepared. It can be much riskier for both motorists and pedestrians during this time. Visibility is significantly decreased, leading to more factors that may pose a risk of causing an accident. According to The National Safety Council, “Traffic death rates are three times greater at […]

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Meet Our Summer Law Clerks

June 27, 2019

This summer, Potter Burnett Law has welcomed two hard-working and dedicated law clerks to their Pride. Both law clerks are also current students at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, which is also Debbie Potter’s alma mater. Read our Q&A with law clerks Megan and Lauren to learn a little more […]

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4 Summer Driving Hazards to Be Aware Of

June 24, 2019

With summer comes the joy of family vacations and warm, sunny weather. However, summer also brings along a new set of issues to be cautious of. When it comes to driving during the summer season, it is best to be prepared for any situation that may arise and practice behaviors that will keep everyone safe […]

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How to Prove a Wrongful Death

June 24, 2019

When someone is killed due to misconduct or negligence, a wrongful death lawsuit may be filed. These types of lawsuits seek to compensate the survivors of the deceased for lost wages, companionship, and funeral expenses. The suit is usually filed by a representative of the estate on behalf of the surviving family members and all […]

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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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Dehydration and Malnutrition Signs in Nursing Homes Residents

May 16, 2019

Everyone wants their loved ones to be safe when being placed in a nursing home, however, there is an unfortunate possibility of abuse or neglect that loved ones should always be aware of. Some of the most common types of neglect are malnutrition and dehydration, which can ultimately become deadly. Below we will discuss some […]

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6 Steps of a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

May 16, 2019

  Medical malpractice occurs when a health care provider neglects to provide a patient with appropriate treatment or provides substandard treatment that leads to injury or death. In Maryland, a health care provider can be medically negligent if they treat a patient below the industry standard of care or injure a patient in the process. […]

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Senators Ramp Up Outrage Over Nursing Home Abuse

March 27, 2019

Source: Sarah Elizabeth Adler, AARP Lawmakers expressed outrage at widespread reports of abuse and neglect in the nation’s nursing homes at a Senate Finance Committee hearing on Wednesday, noting that resident mistreatment has been a problem for decades despite regulatory reforms and attempts at improved government oversight. “Seniors in nursing homes are among the people […]

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