#AnnapolisStrong

July 18, 2018

Our hearts were broken after hearing about the tragedy that recently took place at the Capital Gazette. As a member of the Annapolis community and supporter of the dedicated members of the The Capital , Potter Burnett Law extends our pride’s heartfelt prayers and thoughts to all who were impacted by the actions on Thursday, […]

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Attorney Grievance Commission Names New Chair of Peer Review Committee

July 18, 2018

The Attorney Grievance Commission has appointed Deborah L. Potter, Esq., as chair of the Peer Review Committee. The appointment was effective July 1. Potter succeeds Harry K. Wolpoff, Esq., who served as the committee chair since the inception of the Peer Review Committee in 2001. Wofpoff passed away in March. He served as a volunteer […]

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Understanding the Risks Associated with Motorcycle Accidents

July 2, 2018

Summer is the perfect time of year to take full advantage of the outdoors. This being said, the warmer weather does tend to bring out more motorcycle riders than any other time of year. With the increased number of motorcycles on the roadways comes an increased number of motorcycle accidents. Understanding the risks associated with […]

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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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Deborah Potter Awarded Trial Lawyer of the Year

June 21, 2018

Deborah Potter, Suzanne 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 a […]

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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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