Berman & Simmons News Articles

  • Berman & Simmons in the News, 2nd Quarter 2024

      Whether online, in print, or on TV, we’re proud our important work is routinely featured in the region’s top news forums and shared nationally. This recap of media coverage during the first quarter of 2024 spotlights the many ways in which we’re helping our clients find justice and recover fair compensation after experiencing a serious personal injury due to […]

  • Berman & Simmons Attorneys Invited to Present at the 2024 MSBA Summer Bar Conference

    In two different CLE sessions, Attorneys from Berman & Simmons will present at the 2024 Maine State Bar Association Summer Bar Conference. In her presentation “Lessons from Trauma-Informed Lawyering: Promoting Attorney Well-Being Amid Successful a Stressful Legal Practice,” Attorney Elizabeth Kayatta will provide a better understanding of how stress impacts attorneys’ abilities to practice law effectively and how to build […]

  • Twelve Berman & Simmons Attorneys Selected as 2024 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

    Twelve attorneys from Berman & Simmons have been named 2024 New England Super Lawyers, including three selected as 2024 Rising Stars. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. The Rising Stars list is even more selective, where each year, no more […]

  • Berman & Simmons in the News, 1st Quarter 2024

      Whether online, in print, or on TV, we’re proud our important work is routinely featured in the region’s top news forums and shared nationally. This recap of media coverage during the first quarter of 2024 spotlights the many ways in which we’re helping our clients find justice and recover fair compensation after experiencing a serious personal injury due to […]

  • Attorneys Michael Bigos and Timothy Kenlan Represent Augusta Man in Childhood Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Against Special Olympics Maine

    Berman & Simmons attorneys Michael Bigos and Timothy Kenlan who specialize in sexual abuse cases are taking legal action against Special Olympics, Inc. and Special Olympics Maine on behalf of an Augusta man who endured extensive abuse during his childhood in the 1960s and 1970s. The survivor, subjected to repeated abuse by Melvin “Mickey” Boutilier over a decade, suffered at […]

  • Attorneys Elizabeth Kayatta and Chris Boots Elected to Leadership Roles in Advocacy Associations

    Berman & Simmons attorney, Elizabeth Kayatta, has been elected co-chair of the Women’s Law section of the Maine Bar Association. The Women’s Law section provides a forum for women lawyers to gather for regular educational programs, networking and discussion of issues of interest to women attorneys. Elizabeth’s practice includes personal injury lawsuits resulting from medical errors, child sexual abuse, and […]

  • “Who dropped the ball?” Attorney Travis Brennan Joins Victims of Lewiston Mass Shooting to Implore Independent Commission to Find Facts and Prevent Future Tragedies

    Berman & Simmons attorney Travis Brennan accompanied survivors of the mass shooting in Lewiston to testify before an independent state commission investigating how the tragedy happened. Survivors bravely and emotionally recounted the traumatic events from that night. They expressed anger and dismay that despite multiple warning signs that the shooter was experiencing a mental health crisis, the system failed to […]

  • Berman & Simmons in the News, 4th Quarter 2023

      Whether online, in print, or on TV, we’re proud our important work is routinely featured in the region’s top news forums and shared nationally. This recap of media coverage during the fourth quarter of 2023 spotlights the many ways in which we’re helping our clients find justice and recover fair compensation after experiencing a serious personal injury due to […]

  • Attorney Travis Brennan Representing Family of Infant Baby in Lawsuit Against Funeral Home

    NOTE: This content is disturbing and may be challenging for some. Approaching the one-year anniversary of the death of Emma Korzeb, her parents Corrina and Ray filed a lawsuit against Bibber Memorial Chapel, citing the mortuary’s negligence in handling their infant daughter. Following the unexpected death of Emma, the Korzebs engaged Bibber Memorial Chapel in February 2023 to arrange a […]

  • Attorney Susan Faunce Moderates Panel on Succession Planning at MSBA “Maine Law, Business & Society Summit”

    Berman & Simmons Attorney Susan Faunce was tapped for her legal expertise to serve among the faculty for the Maine State Bar Association’s Maine Law, Business & Society Summit, an educational event convening for the legal community. The event is being held Jan. 24 – 26 at the Westin Harborview Hotel in Portland. With a theme addressing the issues that […]