Berman & Simmons News Articles

  • Berman & Simmons Plays Key Role in Recent Legislative Updates

    For more than 100 years, Berman & Simmons has represented seriously injured plaintiffs in the Maine court system. As part of our century-old commitment to civil justice, we have a proud tradition of advocacy before the Maine Legislature on behalf of the rights of injured Mainers. We are honored to have played a key role in helping to pass many […]

  • Berman & Simmons Supports Local Organizations During the Holiday

    Each year the attorneys and staff at Berman & Simmons select three local non-profit organizations to support during the holiday season: This year, we’re happy to provide much needed gifts, supplies, and financial donations to the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, New Beginnings, and Cooking for Community.   Greater Androscoggin Humane Society is a safe space for animals in need and […]

  • Berman & Simmons Attorney Chuck Hehmeyer Presents at the 2021 MTLA Annual Meeting

    Berman & Simmons attorney Chuck Hehmeyer recently presented “The Designated Hitter Rule – Deposing a Corporate Designee under Rule 30(b)(6)” at the Maine Trial Lawyers Association (MTLA) Annual Meeting. During the one-hour CLE Zoom presentation, attorney Hehmeyer discussed the previous challenges litigants faced when corporate officers and agents would express ignorance of facts in depositions, widely known to many within […]

  • Attorneys Michael Bigos and Elizabeth Kayatta Author Op-ed: Now Is the Time for Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse to Come Forward

    Berman & Simmons attorneys Michael Bigos and Elizabeth Kayatta recently collaborated on this op-ed to explain a new law that allows adults who survived childhood sexual abuse in Maine to come forward and pursue their justice. This opinion piece appeared in the Maine Voices section of the Portland Press Herald. Now is the time for adult survivors of child sexual […]

  • Berman & Simmons Welcomes Attorney Charles P. Hehmeyer

    Berman & Simmons is delighted to announce that Charles “Chuck” Hehmeyer has joined our law firm. Chuck is an experienced litigator who specializes in medical negligence and commercial vehicle accident claims. He comes to us from Raynes Lawn Hehmeyer—a leading personal injury law firm in Philadelphia, where Chuck developed the only practice in the nation that regularly represents children who […]

  • Berman & Simmons Named 2022 “Best Law Firm” for Personal Injury and Product Liability

    Berman & Simmons has again been named to the  U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers rankings as the 2022 Best Law Firm in two categories: Personal Injury and Product Liability Litigation in the region. Firms included in the 2022 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a […]

  • Berman & Simmons Attorney Daniel Kagan Delivers Expert Guidance for National Brain Injury Panel

    This month Daniel G. Kagan, a trial attorney with a focus on compensating victims of brain injury acquired due to negligence, joined Jeffrey S. Barkin, M.D., a brain injury specialist, to present at the 2021 Brain Injury Association of America “Defining Moments in Brain Injury” conference, held virtually. Both the extent and duration of brain injury recovery are highly variable, […]

  • Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project Elects Alicia Curtis, Esq. as New Board President

    At their September board meeting, the Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project (ILAP) welcomed Alicia Curtis, Esq. as its new Board President. Alicia joined the ILAP Board in 2017 and served in several leadership roles prior to being elected President. As a volunteer attorney on ILAP’s Pro Bono Panel since 2015, she has also helped many people seeking asylum, including several victories […]

  • Berman & Simmons in the News, 3rd Quarter 2021

    Whether online, in print, or on TV, we’re proud our important work is routinely featured in Maine’s top news forums. This recap of media coverage during the 3rd quarter 2021 spotlights the many ways in which we’re helping Mainers find justice and recover compensation after experiencing serious personal injury. Firm News 8 Berman & Simmons lawyers were honored by inclusion […]

  • Welcome Charles P. Hehmeyer

    Berman & Simmons is delighted to announce that Charles “Chuck” Hehmeyer has joined our law firm. Chuck is an experienced litigator who specializes in medical negligence and commercial vehicle accident claims. He comes to us from Raynes Lawn Hehmeyer—a leading personal injury law firm in Philadelphia, where he developed the only practice in the nation that regularly represents children who […]

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