Berman & Simmons News Articles

  • If You Hit Someone from Behind, is it Always Your Fault?

    Rear-end collisions are some of the most common types of car accidents, if not the most common type of collision. Along with being the most common, they can also be some of the most contested types of accidents due to the nature of the situation. All drivers feel like they are in the right and that the other driver is […]

  • If I Get Rear-Ended, Can I Sue? 

    In classic legal fashion, the answer to whether a rear-end collision can result in a personal injury lawsuit is that it depends. It can be a complicated question with a detailed explanation. Fortunately, the experienced rear-end collision attorneys at Berman & Simmons are here to provide guidance and counseling on any rear-end collision and seek compensation for those that have […]

  • How Does an Insurance Company Pay Accident Medical Bills?

    Accidents can happen unexpectedly, leaving individuals with the burden of medical expenses. In such situations, insurance coverage can provide significant relief while a lawsuit is being pursued. In many situations, different types of insurance  may help an injured person manage their medical bills following an accident. Understanding how an insurance company pays accident-related medical bills can empower individuals to navigate […]

  • Intake: What You Should Know Before Contacting Us

    Cases We Handle At Berman & Simmons, our specialty is Personal Injury Law and our goal is to seek justice and compensation for people who have suffered catastrophic and life-altering injuries or those who have died prematurely due to the negligence of others. Our trial attorneys specialize exclusively in Plaintiff lawsuits involving medical errors, motor vehicle accidents, wrongful death, dangerous or […]

  • Berman & Simmons Attorneys Roar Out of the Pandemic to Secure Over $36.5 Million in Jury Verdicts for Clients Seeking Justice

    Berman & Simmons Trial Attorneys emerged from the pandemic into the courtroom winning over $36.5 million in verdicts for their clients between September 2022 and February 2023. This is purported to be the largest collection of trial wins over the shortest duration of time by a law firm in New England and displays the extraordinary talent and capabilities within our […]

  • Four of Penobscot Tribal Nation Sue Maine Catholic Diocese Coverup of Childhood Sexual Abuse

    Attorneys representing four more survivors of childhood sexual abuse by three different priests—all at St. Ann Parish in Indian Island, Maine—today filed civil complaints against the Roman Catholic Bishop of Portland seeking to hold the diocese accountable for damages.  The sexual abuse in three of these cases happened between 1972 and 1979 when three of the plaintiffs were between seven […]

  • How to Read (and get) an Accident Report

    Being involved in a car accident can be a confusing and stressful experience. In addition to the physical and emotional toll of the accident, there may be various legal and financial issues to consider. The accident report is one of the most important documents to understand following a car accident. This report can provide valuable information about the details of […]

  • How to Increase Settlement Value

    Personal injury cases can be challenging to navigate, particularly if you are unfamiliar with the legal system or the intricacies of insurance negotiations. When pursuing a personal injury case, the ultimate goal is to receive fair compensation for the damages you have suffered due to the accident. The value of your settlement will depend on various factors, including the severity […]

  • Failing to Yield Causing a Crash

    Failing to yield the right of way significantly contributes to many car accidents. A driver who fails to yield can cause a collision, resulting in property damage, injuries, and even fatalities. When a driver fails to yield, they can be held responsible for any damages that result from the crash. When Failing to Yield Can Cause a Crash There are […]

  • Sexual Abuse by Educators of Private Educational Institutions

    From the first day of preschool through high school or college graduation, parents and children trust teachers, administrators, and mentors to educate, inspire, and encourage. Teachers are some of the most committed, hard-working, and underappreciated individuals you’ll ever find, dedicating their careers to helping students grow and become their best selves. Sometimes, however, an educator or other school employee takes […]

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