Our Specialty: Personal Injury Law.
We Give You the Power and Voice to Move Forward After Serious Injury.Free Case Review
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Awards and Honors
Maine’s leading Personal Injury Law Firm.
At Berman & Simmons, our goal is to seek justice and fair compensation for Mainers who have suffered serious injuries due to the negligence of others. We specialize exclusively in Plaintiff lawsuits involving medical errors, motor vehicle accidents, wrongful death, dangerous or unsafe property, defective products, and sexual abuse. We handle the law, while you focus on your recovery.
Experience. Resources. Results.With a reputation built on 100+ years of experience, no other law firm in Maine can match our depth of talent, expertise, and financial strength to win your case. And our results speak for themselves.
We have recovered over$1.35 BillionFor our clients
$25 Million Verdict
Our plaintiff suffered catastrophic lower-body injuries when his motorcycle was struck by a tractor trailer driven by a distracted driver.
$8.9 Million Verdict
Our Plaintiff’s newborn was deprived of oxygen during a mismanaged C-section delivery, resulting in brain damage and cerebral palsy.
$6.5 Million Verdict
Our Plaintiff died after his Lyme disease and Lyme carditis was misdiagnosed as a basic viral illness.
$5 Million Verdict
Our Plaintiff suffered life-altering injuries after warning signs of a near-fatal illness were overlooked.
How Can We Help You?
When reckless or negligent drivers cause serious injuries, we are uniquely positioned to help our clients get the compensation they deserve.Learn More
When healthcare providers make medical errors by failing to follow appropriate standards of care, we will fight to hold them accountable.Learn More
Dangerous Drugs & Devices
When manufacturers take shortcuts and put consumers at risk by putting profits over safety, we will hold them legally responsible.Learn More
All Practice Areas
No matter the circumstances or cause of harm, we are here to provide the highest quality representation and get justice for our clients.Learn More
Craig Bramley demonstrates a deep commitment to serving others.
"Craig demonstrates a high level of integrity, expertise and a deep commitment to serving others. I felt important and a priority to Craig who worked tirelessly to support and advocate for me.
Joe Gousse is hardworking and honest.
"I highly recommend Joe for any personal injury matter. He is highly intelligent, hardworking, honest and effective.
Travis Brennan made you feel like you were his only client.
"Travis is the most amazing attorney! He helped me understand all the aspects of my case and was able to go above and beyond my expectations. It was great knowing I didn't need to worry and was able to focus on my recovery.
Elizabeth Kayatta is one of the most passionate attorneys I know.
"Elizabeth is one of the smartest and most passionate attorneys I know. She is quick-thinking, honest, and creative, and I would recommend her to anyone needing a medical malpractice attorney.
Chuck Hehmeyer cares about his clients and actually listens to their story.
"Chuck took our daughter's case and worked very hard to help improve her quality of life. We’re sincerely grateful for the friendship that was built from this experience.
Mike Bigos always puts the client first and gives every case 100%.
"Mike is honest, hardworking and trustworthy. He always puts the client first and gives every case 100%. He can work the toughest, most complicated case and make it look easy!
Dan Kagan is a good listener and problem solver.
"Dan was very helpful when our daughter was struggling with concussion related issues. He was thoughtful, a good listener and a problem solver. Dan was always a great sounding board, easy to talk to and put things in clear perspective.
Berman & Simmons makes you feel respected and valued.
"Having dealt with several law firms I can truly say Berman & Simmons surpasses them all in the way they treat their clients. They make you feel respected and valued. "
Steven Silin and his team never gave up hope.
"Attorney Silin and his staff went above and beyond in my case. They were very personal and listened to my concerns. They never gave up hope and pursued every avenue. We ended in a very favorable position at the end of case and for me this is was a life changing experience."
Berman & Simmons achieved an excellent result for us.
"Berman & Simmons achieved an excellent result for us after my wife and myself were involved in a motor accident in NH. Very good company to deal with; communication and consideration was first class. "
Jodi Nofsinger is an incredibly skilled lawyer and wonderful human being.
"Jodi represented me in a medical malpractice suit. She is not only an incredibly skilled lawyer but also a wonderful human being. Jodi was there to guide, listen, and support me. I couldn't have asked for a better experience.
I could not have asked for a more dedicated group of people to represent my son.
"I could not have asked for a more dedicated group of people at Berman & Simmons to represent me in the fight for justice for my son. I felt as though they ALL cared about him as though he were family. They worked long hours and dug deep to make sure they had explored every piece of information they could to help support our case."
Jim O’Connell kept us informed every step of the way.
"Jim and his staff were a pleasure to work with and they kept us informed every step of the way. We have the highest regard for Jim and Berman & Simmons and would recommend them without hesitation.
They don’t just work for you, they become your friends.
"The folks at Berman & Simmons really get to know their clients and feel their pain. They don't just work for you, they become your friends, they listen to you. They are genuinely interested in your health and well-being and want to make things better for you, your family, and your future."
Miriam Johnson is an incredibly smart and dedicated lawyer.
"I had the good fortune to co-counsel with Miriam on an important case recently. She's an incredibly smart, dedicated, creative and hard working lawyer. "
Chris Boots fights hard for things he believes in.
"I’ve worked with Chris in the past and he is a smart, detail-oriented lawyer. He’s also a caring person who fights hard for things he believes in.
They were extremely thorough and dedicated.
"This firm did an outstanding job representing my son. They were extremely thorough and dedicated. They always took time to listen and keep us updated about the status of his case. I would not look anywhere else for representation."
Alicia Curtis provided timely, thoughtful and comprehensive legal advice.
"Alicia Curtis provided timely, thoughtful and comprehensive legal advice on an important business matter and helped us avert potential liability and complications. We recommend her services highly."
They kept us well-informed throughout our legal proceedings.
"Berman & Simmons was recommended to us by a friend who is a lawyer in Massachusetts. We were very pleased with the professionalism of this team. We had much confidence in our team, and they kept us well-informed throughout our legal proceedings."
Susan Faunce hung in there with me through thick and thin.
"I was lucky to connect with Susan and she was wonderful. She treated me with the utmost respect and kindness and was able to secure a generous settlement on my behalf.
The professionals at Berman & Simmons were there to guide us through the legal process.
"I cannot say enough positive things about the professionals we worked with at Berman & Simmons. At the most stressful time in our lives, they were there to listen to us and guide us through the legal process with compassion and confidence."
Sarah Hall truly listens and pays attention to the details.
"Sarah Hall truly listens to people and pays attention to the details, which makes her a great attorney!"
Berman & Simmons achieved an excellent result for us.
"My wife and I were involved in a motor accident in NH. We were on vacation from the UK and hit by an uninsured motorist. Both of us had fractures to the spine. They achieved an excellent result for us. Very good firm to deal with, communication and consideration was first class."
Tim Kenlan has the expertise to guide you through the legal jargon.
"Tim has the expertise to guide you through the legal jargon and all the steps necessary to settle your suit. We really appreciated his help, kindness and guidance during this trying time.
Everybody at the office was professional and they had our best interests in mind.
"The thought of seeking a legal service while you have experienced medical issues is nerve racking, but the lawyers at Berman & Simmons fully understood the complexity of my case. Everybody at the office was professional and they had our best interests in mind."
They make you feel at home.
"Great hospitality. They make you feel at home. Very caring law firm. Determined to get to the bottom of the lawsuit. Truly feel lucky to have such an amazing team on my side."
With Travis Brennan, I felt safe, respected, and in good hands.
"Travis Brennan began a full-on investigation while I was still in surgery. He was upfront and realistic about possible outcomes and explained the process in terms I could understand. Everyone I dealt with at Berman & Simmons were as professional, friendly, and down to earth as Travis. I felt safe, respected and in good hands through the entire process allowing me to recuperate and live my life."
Very human experience and very personal!
"They actually got me as a person and understood my frustration with everything going on after my accident. Checked in with me often and updated me on progress. Very human experience and very personal!"
Chuck Hehmeyer was with us every step of the way and made our life much better.
"My husband and I highly recommend Chuck Hehmeyer with Berman & Simmons. We had a very difficult case and Mr. Hehmeyer was with us every step of the way. He kept us informed, updated and always honest with us. He won the case for us and made our life much better."
Berman & Simmons provided me with a second chance at life.
"Berman & Simmons provided me with a second chance at life when I could have easily ceased to exist. The professionalism, dedication, and work ethic these people exhibited was well beyond what I could have asked for. "
Our outcome was the true definition of “under promise and over deliver”
"I cannot say enough positive things about the professionals at Berman & Simmons. At the most stressful time in our lives, they were there to listen to us and guide us through the legal process with compassion and confidence. After 18 months, our case was resolved and gave us the closure we needed to move forward. "