Rear-end car crashes in Maine are more common than crashes caused by lane departures, moose or deer collisions, and all other types. While these crashes are not usually fatal, they cause hundreds of injuries each year and account for millions of dollars in vehicle damages. In this article we take a look at some statistics, and the hazards posed by rear-end collisions. We explore some ways to keep your family safe, and give you advice on what to do if youâve been hit from behind by another driver.
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Drivers in Maine, New Hampshire, and throughout New England understand the weather can change rapidly, making roadways dangerous within a matter of just a few minutes. Rain, snow, fog, and wind can cause weather-related car crashes that range from single-vehicle accidents to chain-reaction pileups.
MaineBiz, the leading source in Maine for business news, published an article on Oct. 12, 2017 about the renovation of Berman & Simmonsâ headquarters in downtown Lewiston.The article, by MaineBiz senior writer Laurie Schreiber, highlights our recent renovation, some of our firm’s history, and excerpts from her interview with our Managing Director, Craig Bramley.
Experiencing a personal injury can be devastating to you and your family. We understand that when youâre seriously injured, you face a combination of medical, financial, and legal challenges. Acting quickly on your personal injury claim will help make the process less stressful, safeguard your interests, and provide peace of mind when you need it most. In this article, we address some of the top reasons why it’s important to hire a good personal injury lawyer as soon after your accident as possible. Time is of the essence! If youâve been in a serious accident or harmed by someone elseâs negligence, Contact Berman & Simmons as soon as possible for a free consultation and to get the process started.
Author: Craig Bramley, Esq., Managing DirectorMore than 100 years after its founding, Berman & Simmons has evolved into a leading statewide law firm, employing the best talent and using the latest tools and technology to represent plaintiffs in personal injury and medical malpractice cases, as well as a wide range of legal disputes. But despite our growth, the core of our original mission endures: We continue to pursue justice for the hardworking people of Maine, and take on even the toughest opponents that others refuse to face.In this article, Managing Director Craig Bramley reflects on where we stand as a firm and how we’re positioning ourselves for continued success in the future.
A recent study published in JAMA Dermatology showed that an increasing number of medical malpractice cases are related to injuries from cosmetic laser surgery, mostly by “untrained, non-physician operators.”
Every day, people in Maine are injured through no fault of their own and need to contact a lawyer. They may be overwhelmed by the physical, financial, and emotional impacts of the injury, and the task of speaking with a lawyer can seem daunting and stressful.Â
Personal Injury clients come to Berman & Simmons in a number of different ways. Many clients are referred to us by other law firms or individual lawyers throughout Maine, New England, or around the country based on our reputation as the best plaintiffs’ personal injury firm in Main and the gold standard in personal injury law.
After you are injured in an accident, the other driver and his insurance adjuster may seem concerned and friendly, with the adjuster promising to pay your medical bills. But in the real world, insurance companies are more concerned with their bottom line and staying profitable by denying and lowballing claims.
Taking some basic steps after a car accident can make the difference between a legal claim that fails and one that provides fair compensation. Here are some suggestions to guide you during and after an accident.