Berman & Simmons News Articles

  • 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 […]

  • Sexual Abuse by Clergy of Religious Institutions

    When Faith Turns to Fear and Trust Leads to Tragedy For many people, their church, synagogue, mosque, or other religious community plays a central role in their lives. They turn to their faith leaders for spiritual guidance and comfort. They rely on their houses of worship and the people who work and volunteer there to educate and care for their […]

  • Back Pain After a Car Accident

    Even low-speed collisions between two vehicles can lead to high-impact injuries. The most common injuries from car accidents are those affecting the back and spinal column. While back pain after a car accident is temporary in many cases, it can also be a sign of a more serious, long-lasting, debilitating condition.    Even people who feel “fine” after a car crash […]

  • Minor Car Accident Settlement Amounts: What to Expect

    Many car accidents are catastrophic; collisions cause serious injuries and take lives every day in the United States. But not every crash is so destructive. Many result in minor injuries and vehicle damage rather than years of pain, decreased quality of life, or families left grieving. But even “minor” car accidents can create major challenges and cause significant losses for […]

  • What to Expect Physically After a Car Accident

    Some car accidents cause nothing more than a few dents, chipped paint, and frayed nerves. Other crashes may cause minor aches and pains that quickly resolve with time and some over-the-counter pain killers. But many collisions result in catastrophic injuries or chronic pain that lingers for years. Even drivers or passengers who may feel “fine” after an accident experience delayed […]

  • How Long Should You Be Sore After a Car Accident?

    Soreness and Discomfort May Be Temporary – But Can Also Be Signs of More Serious Injury Most of us aren’t doctors, but all of us know how soreness feels. We may not be able to diagnose a serious injury, but we know when we’re hurt. That distinction between feeling soreness and discomfort and understanding its cause can make it hard […]

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