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.
Berman & Simmons Blog Posts
Why It’s Essential to Act Quickly on Your Personal Injury Claim
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.
Study Reveals Cosmetic Laser Surgery Malpractice Cases are on the Rise
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.”
Determining If You Have a Personal Injury Case
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.
Insurance Company Tactics: How They Take Advantage of Injured Mainers — And What You Can Do To Protect Yourself
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.
What to Do After a Car Accident
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.
Serious Personal Injury Cases: Five Guiding Principles to Remember
Suffering a serious personal injury because of another personâs negligence is a life-changing event. In addition to taking care of your health and well-being after a spinal cord or traumatic brain injury, a lost limb, or a complex fracture, it is essential to make sure that your interests and rights are protected and preserved.
Determining If You Have a Medical Malpractice Case
The first thing for us is to determine, of course, is whether or not you have a valid claim. A bad result alone is not enough to establish negligence. This can take days, weeks, or even a period of months for more complex cases.
Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer: FAQs
In the wake of serious injury caused by another personâs negligence, it is natural to feel overwhelmed and confused. Many people experience the same kinds of emotions and questions when trying to decide how to proceed.
Rollover Accidents in Maine: Common Injuries and Resources
In Maine and around the nation, rollover accidents are a persistent hazard on the roadways, killing and injuring thousands of people each year. The physical forces in these crashes are violent and extreme, and survivors often suffer serious injuries. This article gives statistical data and information about several common rollover accident injuries, including injuries to the spine, head and neck, and other sites. In addition, it lists support and resources for survivors to explore.