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Berman & Simmons is dedicated to helping people receive the compensation they deserve in personal injury, medical malpractice and other serious injury cases. We work hard every day to deserve our reputation as “the best plaintiffs' personal injury and medical malpractice firm in Maine.”

We understand that when you are seriously injured, you face a combination of medical, financial, and legal challenges. Our commitment is to support you and to maximize your recovery, putting you in the strongest position to win either by settlement or, if necessary, by jury verdict. Our clients have been awarded many of Maine's highest verdicts and settlements and our attorneys are consistently recognized throughout the State as being among the very best.

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ROCKLAND, Maine, Nov. 24, 2015 – A motorcyclist from Rockport, Maine, represented by attorney James O'Connell of the Berman & Simmons law firm, was unanimously awarded $155,320 by a jury last week, following a...

BELFAST, Maine – A judge in Waldo County has issued a final judgment of $1 million against Todd Gilday, who shot and killed a Belfast woman two years ago.

Gilday shot Lynn Arsenault, 55, and her son Mathew Day, 22,...

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Benjamin R. Gideon, trial lawyer and partner at Berman & Simmons

In February 2014, after more than four and a half years of litigation and a three-week jury trial, a jury in Chittenden County, Vermont (Burlington) returned the second highest jury verdict in the history of that state. The jury awarded...

Steve D. Silin, trial lawyer and partner at Berman & Simmons

Catastrophic injury cases present special challenges. They are not only quantitatively but qualitatively different at every phase from other personal injury cases in how they must be...

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Belfast, Waldo County, Maine.  In this Breach of Contract lawsuit, defendant hospital terminated plaintiff doctor's contract claiming nonperformance by plaintiff. Defendant had recruited plaintiff from California to work as an...

Gorham, Cumberland County, Maine. Jury verdict vindicated a Gorham man who suffered a significant back injury because of a car accident and not "after-the-fact" as Allstate Insurance had claimed. Prior to trial, settlement offer was $...