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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Deborah Potter Awarded Trial Lawyer of the Year

June 21, 2018

Deborah Potter, Suzanne Vetter Burnett, and Andrew Burnett were honored to attend the Maryland Association for Justice, Inc.’s 65th Annual President’s Dinner, where Deborah Potter was awarded Trial Lawyer of the Year! This prestigious award is bestowed upon the Maryland trial lawyer who made the greatest contribution to the public interest by trying or settling […]

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Suzanne Burnett Receives President’s Award from the Anne Arundel Bar Association

June 21, 2018

A huge congratulations to Potter Burnett’s own Suzanne Burnett! She recently received the President’s Award from the Anne Arundel Bar Association. The award is selected by the AABA president, Steve Wrobel. Suzanne was recognized for her work on the board this past year. Most notably, Suzanne played a large role in helping to plan the […]

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Deborah Potter Receives Leadership in Law Award from the Daily Record

May 16, 2018

Source: https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/05/15/deborah-potter-2/ Growing up as a competitive three sport athlete — volleyball, basketball and softball, Deborah Potter was drawn to litigation because she always found trial work very akin to game situations. “It requires preparation, a game plan and execution,” she said. “…I always feel at home in the courtroom.” The daughter of a firefighter […]

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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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Types of Damages in Maryland Medical Malpractice Cases

May 11, 2018

A patient injured by medical malpractice can recover a wide variety of damages, ranging from medical bills to the loss of enjoyment of life to future loss of earnings. Ultimately, the answer to the question of “What has the injured patient lost?” adds up to a dollar figure. However, there are actually two types of […]

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3 Common Mistakes to Avoid After a Car Accident

May 11, 2018

Being involved in a car accident can be an overwhelming experience to say the least. Not only are you dealing with the initial shock, but you may also have to deal with months of relative difficulties, such as injuries, insurance claims, and vehicle repairs. In order to minimize the stress associated with the aftermath of […]

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Understanding Your Rights:Wrongful Death in Maryland

May 11, 2018

It can seem next to impossible to move forward after the death of a loved one. When a wrongful death has occurred, family members are often inclined to pursue justice. Potter Burnett Law has been there for clients in the aftermath of a tragedy that could have been avoided. Our attorneys make sure that Maryland […]

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Diminished Value After a Car Crash: Will I Be Reimbursed For Lost Value?

April 2, 2018

In the aftermath of a car wreck, the value of your vehicle becomes immediately lower. This is called diminished value, and it is something individuals do not often consider when an accident occurs. Diminished value is the perceived loss in value of a vehicle following a car crash. This ultimately means that if your car […]

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