Berman & Simmons News Articles

  • Attorneys Travis Brennan and Dov Sacks Represent “Miracle Man” in Negligence Case Against Cianbro

    In July 2020 Eric Jabbusch nearly died when he was crushed by over 10,000 pounds of steel pilings while working a construction job on I-95. Dubbed “Miracle Man” by the first responders to the scene, Eric has permanent disabilities due to the catastrophic injuries he suffered that day. Represented by Berman & Simmons attorneys Travis Brennan and Dov Sacks, this […]

  • Attorney Travis Brennan Presents at the 2022 MSBA “Bridging the Gap” Conference

    Attorney Travis Brennan is a featured speaker at the Maine State Bar Association’s 2022 “Bridging the Gap” virtual conference being held February 2-7, 2022. This is an annual forum for experienced practitioners and judges to share their knowledge and best practices with newly admitted attorneys, as well as lawyers new to practice in Maine. Brennan is co-presenting with attorney Meredith Eilers […]

  • Berman & Simmons Attorneys Invited to Present at the 2022 MSBA Winter Bar Conference

    Berman & Simmons attorneys Susan Faunce, Chuck Hehmeyer, and Daniel Kagan recently presented at the 2022 Maine State Bar Association (MSBA) Winter Bar Conference, held on January 27-28 at The Westin Portland Harborview in Portland, ME.    Attorneys Susan Faunce and Chuck Hehmeyer co-presented “Internet and Social Media Searches of Jurors – Ethical and Advocacy Considerations.”  They discussed the conflicting […]

  • Berman & Simmons in the News, 4th 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 4th quarter of 2021 spotlights the many ways in which we’re helping Mainers find justice and recover compensation after experiencing serious personal injury. Firm News This fall Berman & Simmons welcomed nationally renowned […]

  • 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 […]

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