Burt M. Kahn

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Greenbelt, MD

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, P.A.
 | 6404 Ivy Lane, Suite 400
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Phone: 240-553-1204
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2014, 2016 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Burt M. Kahn is the managing director of the law firm of Joseph Greenwald & Laake, P.A., located in Greenbelt, Maryland. Although the firm offers a wide range of legal services to its clients, Mr. Kahn focuses his practice primarily on medical malpractice and personal injury cases.

After receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree from Stony Brook University in 1970, Mr. Kahn attended the American University Washington College of Law, where he received his Juris Doctor in 1974. Both the Maryland State Bar Association and The District of Columbia Bar admitted him to practice that same year.

In 1975, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia admitted him to practice, as did the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. The U.S. Supreme Court admitted him in 1978.

For the past 40 years, Mr. Kahn has advocated on behalf of personal injury and medical malpractice victims and their families, securing millions of dollars in settlements and awards for his clients. Known for his determination at asserting his clients' rights while subverting the defendants' arguments, Mr. Kahn has established himself as a formidable litigator who gets results. Through his success, he has earned the respect of both his clients and peers as evidenced by his numerous awards, honors and referrals.

Committed to every aspect of his clients' lawsuits, Mr. Kahn takes a hands-on approach when preparing his cases. He fully investigates the incident and prepares seamless presentations that simplify the matter for the members of the court. Equally committed to his career, Mr. Kahn remains active in several professional associations.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (90%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Personal Injury - General (10%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2014, 2016 - 2018

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About Burt Kahn

Admitted: 1974, Maryland

Professional Webpage: http://www.jgllaw.com/attorneys/burt-m-kahn

Honors and Awards:

  • Gillette Prize, American University - Washington College of Law, 1974
  • Maryland Super Lawyers, 2007–present
  • Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers, 2007–present
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Baltimore magazine Top Maryland Lawyer, 2007–2010

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland, Member, Inquiry Panel 2000–present
  • Montgomery County Bar Association/Montgomery County Medical Society, co-chair, Interprofessional Committee, 1998–1999
  • Prince George’s County Bar Association/Prince George’s County Medical Society, co-chair, Interprofessional Committee, 1996–1997
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Prince George's County Bar Association
  • Maryland Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1975
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 1975
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 1975
  • District of Columbia, 1974
  • Maryland, 1974

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Editor Bar Association CLE Publication "Tortious Injury" Sections, 1989 - 1993
  • Appointed to the Faculty, Maryland State Bar Association's Professionalism Course
  • Seminar Speaker, Bar Association CLE Courses

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Obtained a multi-million-dollar settlement on behalf of a patient who had a vaginal birth after caesarian section without being advised of the risks and who suffered emryonic embolism resulting in permanent blindness.
  • Obtained a settlement of nearly $2 million on behalf of the victim’s family in a suit brought under the Federal Tort Claims Act involving a fatal auto accident caused by a government employee motorist
  • Obtained a six-figure settlement on behalf of a woman who suffered fibroid and uterine bleeding, a ureter injury and was forced to undergo a hysterectomy due to a negligent delay in diagnosis.
  • Million-dollar settlement for a patient with an arterial injury to his leg because of a delay in diagnosis and sustained an above knee amputation.

Educational Background:

  • American University Washington College of Law, J.D, 1970
  • State University of New York, Stonybrook, B.A., 1970
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Website - www.jgllaw.com
Office Location for Burt M. Kahn

6404 Ivy Lane
Suite 400
Greenbelt, MD 20770

Phone: 240-553-1204

 

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Last Updated: 8/17/2017

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