Berman & Simmons News Articles

  • Berman & Simmons files lawsuit on behalf of the family of David Bragdon Jr., one of six people killed in tragic Portland fire

    Berman & Simmons filed a wrongful death lawsuit this week on behalf of the family of David Bragdon Jr., one of six people killed in a Nov. 1 house fire in Portland. The lawsuit claims that landlord Gregory Nisbet was negligent in his upkeep of the house, which apparently had no functioning smoke detectors, and possibly a number of code […]

  • Q&A with Rachel Therrien, Office Manager, Berman & Simmons

    Q&A with Rachel Therrien, Office Manager, Berman & Simmons December 2014 Rachel Therrien, the longtime office manager for Berman & Simmons, is retiring at the end of 2014. From building maintenance to equipment solutions and the hiring of new staffers, Rachel has been a problem solver since day one. And although her work is often done behind the scenes, it […]

  • Twin City Times features Bramley’s new role at Berman & Simmons

    The Twin City Times published a news article last week featuring Craig Bramley and his new role as Managing Director of the Berman & Simmons law firm. Click here to read the article. Bramley specializes in representing patients in medical malpractice cases. He has teamed with attorney Julian Sweet for the past 15 years. Together they have won the two […]

  • Craig A. Bramley

    Bramley named Managing Director at Berman & Simmons

    LEWISTON, Maine, Dec. 19, 2014 – Attorney Craig Bramley of Cumberland has been named Managing Director at Berman & Simmons, the leading personal injury and medical malpractice law firm in Maine. Bramley specializes in representing patients in medical malpractice cases. He has teamed with attorney Julian Sweet for the past 15 years. Together they have won the two largest medical […]

  • Berman & Simmons: 100 years of law

    Read today’s Sun Journal article about the firm’s 100th anniversary: https://www.sunjournal.com/2014/12/15/berman-simmons-100-years-law/1631275/

  • Jodi Nofsinger

    $75,000 awarded to family, attorneys in historic transgender student case

    In a settlement reached last month, a Maine court has awarded $75,000 to the family and attorneys of the transgender teenager who faced discrimination while she was a student at Orono High School. The award represents a groundbreaking victory for the Boston-based Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, and the Berman & Simmons law firm, which assisted GLAD and the […]

  • Daniel G. Kagan

    Daniel Kagan: Don’t rush to judgment on hayride tragedy

    Berman & Simmons attorney Daniel Kagan was quoted as an expert source in the Sun Journal newspaper, regarding the haunted hayride tragedy in Mechanic Falls on Oct. 11.The story, written by Sun Journal reporter Scott Thistle, focused on the poor safety and compliance ratings of a trucking company operated by the owner of Harvest Hill Farms. Cassidy Charette, 17, died, and several others were seriously injured, when a Jeep and the flatbed trailer it was towing went out of control and rolled over on the farm’s Gauntlet trail.

  • BERMAN & SIMMONS TURNS 100, REMAINS TRUE TO BLUE-COLLAR ROOTS

    One of Maine’s most respected law firms announces a community service initiative for its employees, and the hiring of two young lawyers  LEWISTON, Maine, Sept. 17, 2014 – Berman & Simmons, the leading personal injury law firm in Maine, celebrates its 100th anniversary this fall. Only a handful of firms in the state have achieved this milestone. It reflects the strength of […]

  • Berman & Simmons to represent family of woman killed by driver in Saco, Maine

    The family of Jewell Friedman, the Saco woman killed by a hit-and-run driver earlier this summer, has been in contact with the Berman & Simmons law firm to represent them in any civil actions arising from Mrs’ Friedman’s death. The Portland Press Herald reported on this story, and quoted Berman & Simmons attorney Steven Silin, in today’s newspaper.

  • Garland man files wrongful death lawsuit against his wife’s killer

    BELFAST, Maine, Aug. 19, 2014 – The husband of Lynn Arsenault, the woman who was shot and killed last summer in Belfast, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the shooter, 44-year-old Todd Gilday. Berman & Simmons filed the complaint last week at Waldo County Superior Court. Berman & Simmons represents Lynn Arsenault’s husband, Donald Arsenault Jr. of Garland. Arsenault seeks unspecified financial compensation for the loss of his wife, including for her conscious pain and suffering before her death.

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