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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Sexual Abuse by Doctors of Medical Institutions

    Few relationships are as deeply personal and sensitive as that between a doctor and patient. We trust physicians and medical institutions not only for their knowledge, expertise, and skill but also for their professionalism, discretion, and ethics. We share our most private information with them and allow them to touch us and engage in physical contact so they can perform […]

  • Sexual Abuse by Coaches of Sports Institutions

    Youth sports provide kids with opportunities to learn about teamwork and perseverance, improve their skills, exercise, and have fun. It may also be the ticket to scholarships, higher education and a professional athletic career for a select few. Unfortunately, youth sports also provide ample opportunities for sexual predators to misuse their positions of authority and trust and engage in horrific […]