Berman & Simmons News Articles

  • 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 […]

  • Berman & Simmons Attorney Susan Faunce Leads Discussion at Maine State Bar Association Conference

    Berman & Simmons attorney Susan Faunce, in her role as the Chair of the Medical Legal Committee of the Maine State Bar Association (MSBA), will facilitate a panel presentation at the MSBA Winter Conference entitled, “2020-2021 Review of the Medical Legal Code of Cooperation: A Report of the Medical-Legal Committee.” The panel of physicians and attorneys will delve into the […]

  • Berman & Simmons Attorney Jodi Nofsinger Elected President To the ACLU of Maine Board of Directors

    The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Maine has elected Berman & Simmons attorney Jodi Nofsinger as president of its board of directors. Nofsinger has served on the board since 2009, most recently as Vice President and Equity Officer. “It is an absolute honor to be the newest Board President for the ACLU of Maine,” Nofsinger said. “I share this […]

  • 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 […]

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