Berman & Simmons News Articles

  • Berman & Simmons: Spreading Cheer at the Holidays and Throughout the Year

    The holiday season is a time of joy, celebration, and giving. During the holidays the attorneys and staff at Berman & Simmons select two local non-profit organizations to support. This year, we were happy to provide gifts, supplies, and financial donations to Kaydenz Kitchen and the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society   Kaydenz Kitchen is a local non-profit Food Pantry that […]

  • Attorney Chuck Hehmeyer featured in Maine Lawyers Review “Maine Bar: Respect and Collegiality” article

    Have you met Berman & Simmons attorney Chuck Hehmeyer yet? In this Maine Lawyers Review article written by Jo Southard, Chuck talks about winning a record verdict in federal court, why he chose to move to Maine when he could practice anywhere, and the collegiality of the Maine Bar. “Maine Bar: Respect and Collegiality” article, published, December 8, 2022: Berman […]

  • Attorney Daniel Kagan Offers Counsel to Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors on MPR Maine Calling

    Attorney Dan Kagan joined the conversation among experts on Maine Public Radio’s program, “Brain injury prevention, symptoms and treatment-and support for those who have brain injuries” to underscore the challenges his clients’ have had navigating their lives after a traumatic brain injury. He notes that patients often struggle with the expectation of recovery times that they can’t meet through no […]

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

    Berman & Simmons Attorney Travis Brennan is a featured speaker at the Maine State Bar Association’s 2022 “Bridging the Gap” virtual conference being held December 8, 2022. This is an annual forum for experienced practitioners and judges to share their knowledge and experience on practical topics with newly admitted attorneys and lawyers new to practice in Maine. Brennan will share […]

  • Attorneys Michael Bigos and Elizabeth Kayatta Present at the MTLA Continuing Education Forum

    Representing survivors of sexual abuse brings unique challenges. Berman & Simmons attorneys Michael Bigos and Elizabeth A. Kayatta offered their expert insights to a group of legal professionals at a recent Maine Trial Lawyers Association (MTLA) continuing education seminar: “Sexual Abuse Survivor Claims.” They also shared best practices and discussed the emerging approach of trauma-informed lawyering. Other topics covered investigations, common defenses and […]

  • Attorneys Travis Brennan and Alicia Curtis Present at the 2022 Maine State Bar Association Legal Year in Review

    Berman & Simmons attorneys Travis Brennan and Alicia Curtis gave a presentation on notable Maine Supreme Court decisions on issues relating to civil procedure and evidence at the Maine State Bar Association 2022 Legal Year in Review on November 17. Their session addressed topics important for lawyers across a range of civil practice areas This annual event hosted by the Maine State […]

  • TRIAL WIN: Attorney Chuck Hehmeyer Wins Record $25 Million Jury Award

    One year after joining Berman & Simmons, Charles “Chuck” Hehmeyer wins the biggest ever award by a Maine Lawyer in another state’s court. Berman & Simmons attorney Charles “Chuck” Hehmeyer made history this month with a unanimous $25 million federal jury verdict in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on behalf of a motorcycle driver […]

  • Berman & Simmons in the News, 3rd Quarter, 2022

    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 3rd quarter of 2022 spotlights the many ways in which we’re helping Mainers find justice and recover compensation after experiencing serious personal injury. Notable Client Work Berman & Simmons shareholder Travis Brennan secured […]

  • Attorney Travis Brennan featured in Maine Lawyers Review “Jury Awards $5 Million in Medical Malpractice Case” article

    In this Maine Lawyers Review article written by Jo Southard, she talks with Travis Brennan about bringing the first in-person civil trial in Cumberland County to trial and winning a $5 million wrongful death verdict for the client’s family. “Jury Awards $5 Million in Medical Malpractice Case” article, published, October 20, 2022: In the first in-person civil trial in Cumberland […]

  • Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Berman & Simmons Attorneys as Stars; Highly Recommends Firm

    Berman & Simmons and its attorneys have received a round of distinguished recognitions from Benchmark Litigation: a “Highly Recommended” rating for the firm, and four attorneys are considered “stars” or “future stars.” The firm has previously been recognized for its legal expertise by Benchmark. Attorney Steven Silin was named a “Local Litigation Star,” and attorneys Susan Faunce and Jodi Nofsinger […]

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