Berman & Simmons News Articles

  • Attorney Travis Brennan Representing Client in Medical Malpractice Case Against Mid Coast Hospital

    Berman & Simmons Attorney Travis Brennan is representing a Bowdoinham man who nearly died after medical staff at a walk-in clinic failed to diagnose his pneumonia. The negligence case against Mid Coast Hospital and BlueWater Emergency Partners was outlined in a Times Record article where Brennan describes the pain and prolonged recovery his patient suffered. Brennan is an experienced medical […]

  • Berman & Simmons in the News, 1st quarter 2021

    Whether online, in print, or on TV, we’re proud to be featured in Maine’s top news forums. Here is a 1st quarter 2021 news recap spotlighting some of our lawyers and highlighting the many ways in which we’re helping Mainers find justice and recover the  compensation after experiencing serious personal injury. Associated Press: Inmates say they’re getting poor health care […]

  • Attorney Daniel Kagan Joins NPR Program on Traumatic Brain Injury

    Berman & Simmons attorney Daniel Kagan was a guest on the NPR program, Maine Calling, for a show dedicated to issues surrounding traumatic brain injuries. Each year, 2.5 million Americans suffer a traumatic brain injury — from falls, accidents, strokes and other common causes. For many TBI patients, life is never the same, but there are major advances in TBI […]

  • Berman & Simmons Attorneys Present at the MTLA 2021 Annual Meeting

    Berman & Simmons attorneys Susan Faunce, Alicia Curtis, and James O’Connell addressed the Maine Trial Lawyers Association (MTLA) 2021 Annual Meeting, a half-day of legal education. Attorney Faunce presented “Review of the Medical Legal Code: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going” where she delved into the challenges that physicians and attorneys encounter in legal settings that require […]

  • Attorney Susan Faunce Addresses Wrongful Death Case in Media

    Multiple Maine media have given attention to a lawsuit against private healthcare provider Wellpath, LLC for providing substandard care to inmates at Maine State Prison that resulted in the death of Andrew Leighton. Attorneys Susan Faunce and Christopher Boots represent Leighton’s family in the case. Attorney Faunce told Maine Public Radio: “I think this case really showcases the sort of […]

  • Attorney Daniel Kagan Advises CBS13 I-Team on Defective Product Recalls

    The recent recall of the Power Max Snow Thrower due to an amputation hazard, raises questions on what possible legal recourse is available to consumers if they’ve been injured by a defective or recalled product. The CBS13 I-Team asked Berman & Simmons attorney Daniel Kagan what happens in these cases where a product was not fixed or returned, but then caused injury. “If […]

  • Berman & Simmons Attorney Jodi Nofsinger Appointed to Advisory Committee for Reviewing Nominations for the Next U.S. Attorney of Maine

    The newly formed advisory committee to consider nominations for the next U.S. Attorney of Maine includes Berman & Simmons attorney Jodi Nofsinger. The 11-person committee is responsible for soliciting, interviewing, and reviewing applications for the role, and members were chosen for their leadership and experience in the field by Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, Congressman Jared Golden, and Senator Angus King. Nofsinger […]

  • Family of Andrew Leighton Files Lawsuit Against Wellpath for His Death at the Maine State Prison

    The family of the late Andrew Leighton has filed a lawsuit against Wellpath, LLC for providing substandard care that resulted in his death. The family is represented by Berman & Simmons attorneys Susan Faunce and Christopher Boots. Wellpath, the nation’s largest for-profit provider of health care to correctional facilities, contracts with the Maine Department of Corrections to provide medical services […]

  • Berman & Simmons in the News, 4th quarter 2020

    Whether online, in print, or on TV, we’re proud to be featured in Maine’s top news forums. Here is a 4th quarter 2020 news recap spotlighting some of our lawyers and highlighting the many ways in which we’re helping Mainers find justice and recover the  compensation after experiencing serious personal injury. Bangor Daily News: Attorney says Millinocket inn responsible for […]

  • Berman & Simmons Attorneys Travis Brennan and Jodi Nofsinger Present at Maine State Bar Association Conference

    Berman & Simmons attorneys Travis Brennan and Jodi Nofsinger will present “New Strategies to Build Your Case For Trial” at the 2021 MSBA Winter Bar Conference. The presentation will provide several new strategies attorneys can use to strengthen their future cases for trial. The discussion will include the creation and use of illustrations, timelines, and animations; focus groups; and the […]

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