Top Five Common Misunderstandings about Car Crashes from Victims

December 2, 2019

IMPORTANT FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW Delays are Caused by Victims False – Most delays are due to the crowded court dockets, while some are due to the insurance company hoping that the victim may tire and give up over time. Also, a victim is only allowed to have one jury trial. That’s why it’s important to […]

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Birth Injury Explained: Shoulder Dystocia

November 18, 2019

When shoulder dystocia occurs, it puts both mother and baby at risk for permanent damage. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, shoulder dystocia occurs in approximately 1 out of every 1,000 births. Shoulder dystocia happens when a baby’s shoulders remain stuck in the mother’s pelvis after the head of the infant has […]

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Stress-Free Driving During the Holidays

November 18, 2019

For many of us, the holidays involve traveling to spend time with family and friends. While this can be a joyous time full of parties and fun, driving to and from your holiday destinations can become dangerous, stressful, or even potentially deadly. It is important to focus on safe driving practices during this time of […]

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Birth Injury: What Is Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)?

November 14, 2019

Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy, also known as Intrapartum Asphyxia, is one of the most common types of brain damage in babies. According to the World Health Organization, HIE is the fifth leading cause of death worldwide in children under five years of age.  HIE causes an astonishing 23% of neonatal deaths worldwide. HIE is a condition […]

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Suzanne Burnett Receives 2019 Leading Women Award

October 22, 2019

Potter Burnett Law is pleased to announce that Suzanne Burnett was selected to receive The Daily Record’s Leading Women award. This award is presented to 50 women each year, who are 40 years of age or younger, for the accomplishments they have made so far in their careers. A panel of previous Top 100 Women […]

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Potter Burnett Welcomes New Law Clerk

October 16, 2019

Potter Burnett Law has recently welcomed a new law clerk to their Pride. Alex is a current student at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. Learn more about Alex, his background, and his passion for law by reading our Q&A below. Name: Alex Greenspan Where are you from? Millersville, MD Undergraduate […]

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Birth Injury: Cerebral Palsy

October 11, 2019

Cerebral Palsy is one of the most common causes of brain disorders affecting infants in the United States. According to the CDC, it affects around 4 children out of every 1,000 children. How these deficiencies affect the individual will vary depending on what type of disorder the person has. Cerebral palsy is often used as an […]

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Justice is a Lady Lawyer: Suzanne Burnett

September 30, 2019

Finding the right lawyer is hard. Clients may spend countless hours searching for the right attorney to represent a loved one or themselves. In what was once, and still is, a heavily male-dominated field, female trial lawyers can be hard to come by, but Potter Burnett Law is proud to have Suzanne Burnett in their […]

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Steps to Win an Insurance Claim or Personal Injury Lawsuit

September 30, 2019

To win an insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit, you’ll need evidence to support your liability and injury claims. One of the largest determining factors for the outcome of your personal injury lawsuit is the determination of fault. In order to effectively fight for your rights in a personal injury lawsuit, it is imperative that […]

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How a Cancer Misdiagnosis Can Become Catastrophic

September 30, 2019

We look to healthcare professionals to guard, maintain, and monitor our health and well-being. When doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals provide inadequate attention to important details, it could result in something extremely detrimental to our health, such as a cancer misdiagnosis. Patients need thorough examinations, one on one consultations, and careful attention when dealing […]

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