Berman & Simmons News Articles

  • Statement from Hughgill family attorney Timothy Kenlan of Berman & Simmons

    The family of Mary Hughgill appreciates the outpouring of support from friends and family since she passed away on September 3, 2020 due to complications of COVID-19. Mary contracted the virus while a resident at the Maplecrest nursing home in Madison, Maine. Initial indications point to this infection being caused by the early August wedding held at the Big Moose […]

  • Berman & Simmons Attorneys Present at the 2020 Maine State Bar Association Legal Year in Review

    Berman & Simmons attorneys Alicia Curtis and Travis Brennan are scheduled to give a presentation at the Legal Year in Review seminar on November 16. This live webinar hosted annually by the Maine State Bar Association (MSBA) offers continuing legal education credits to Maine lawyers. Curtis and Brennan, who are among a small handful of Maine attorneys selected to present […]

  • Illinois Hayride Tragedy Reminiscent of Maine’s

    Repeat of death and injury is “senseless,” says Berman & Simmons Attorney WGME update 10/30/20: Another deadly hayride crash triggers warning about lack of regulations, safety standards.  October 29, 2020 – Lewiston, Maine — Once again, a haunted hayride through a farmer’s field has ended in an avoidable death, this time in Illinois. Last weekend a 32-year-old woman was killed […]

  • CN Brown, Techno Metal Post Maine Sued for Causing Farmington Explosion

    Victims and families claim negligence caused injury and loss of life Attorneys for Larry and Sandra Lord of Jay have filed suit against C.N. Brown Company and Techno Metal Post Maine for causing a September 16, 2019 explosion at the Farmington LEAP building which resulted in catastrophic injuries to Mr. Lord.  The attorney for the Estate of Farmington Fire Captain […]

  • Berman & Simmons News Stories – 2020

    Q3: July -September Memorial will mark year since deadly Farmington gas explosion Larry Lord still fighting on long road to recovery Turner man suffered blindness, broken bones in I-95 construction accident, attorney says Turner man blinded in I-95 construction accident has been released from hospital Man hurt at Hampden construction site continues recovery Turner man returns to Maine to continue […]

  • Attorney Daniel Kagan Presents at Brain Injury Association of America Conference

    Berman & Simmons trial attorney Daniel G. Kagan was a recent presenter at Defining Moments in Brain Injury, an October 2020 virtual conference produced by the Maine chapter of the Brain Injury Association of America. Kagan partnered with Jeffrey Barkin, MD, a Portland-based forensic and clinical psychiatrist, for a session titled “When the Lawyer Calls: Advocating for Your Patient.” Kagan […]

  • Maine Inmate Reaches Historic Settlement with Maine Department of Corrections to Treat All Maine Inmates with Hepatitis C

    Berman & Simmons announced today that under an agreement with the State, the Maine Department of Corrections (DOC) has agreed to treat all inmates in its custody who have chronic Hepatitis C. Historically, Hepatitis C patients in Maine DOC custody were only treated if they could show proof that their disease had progressed to the point of permanent liver damage. […]

  • 12 Berman & Simmons Lawyers Honored by Inclusion in 2021 Best Lawyers® Lists

    Berman & Simmons is pleased to announce that eight of its lawyers are included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, four are included in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, and attorney Benjamin Gideon is named 2021 Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year in the Augusta-ME area. The Best Lawyers in America® has published their list […]

  • Berman & Simmons Attorneys Honored with Acclaimed Chambers USA Rankings

    Chambers USA has selected three Berman & Simmons attorneys to be awarded for their distinguished legal service. Jodi Nofsinger, Benjamin Gideon, and Susan Faunce are recognized as distinguished lawyers in the category  “Litigation: Medical Malpractice & Insurance – Maine.” Attorney Gideon has been widely recognized for his ground-breaking trial success and client advocacy. He has been admitted to the prestigious […]

  • Benchmark Litigation Gives Berman & Simmons Top Recognition

    Berman & Simmons has again been recognized as a “Highly Recommended” law firm by Benchmark Litigation. Berman & Simmons is one of just seven firms in Maine to receive this prestigious designation. Benchmark Litigation has also recognized Benjamin Gideon, James O’Connell, and Steven Silin as “Local Litigation Stars”. These lawyers are ranked as being highly regarded by their peers and […]

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