Berman & Simmons News Articles

  • Attorney Alicia Curtis Takes on Amazon

    Berman & Simmons attorney Alicia Curtis is representing the Fisher family of Woolwich, Maine in a multi-count negligence suit against Amazon and three of its trucking company subcontractors for causing the death of 41-year-old Joe Fisher, who was struck and killed by an Amazon delivery driver on July 3, 2020 on route I-295 in Topsham, Maine. The white box truck […]

  • Berman & Simmons in the News, 1st 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 first quarter of 2022 spotlights the many ways in which we’re helping Mainers find justice and recover compensation after experiencing a serious personal injury. Notable Client Work Berman & Simmons attorney Travis Brennan […]

  • Berman & Simmons Attorney Susan Faunce Named MTLA President

    Attorney Susan Faunce was recently named President of the Maine Trial Lawyers Association (MTLA). She is honored to lead the MTLA in its mission of promoting and preserving the civil justice system. “The work of the MTLA is critical to protect access to Maine’s justice system and the right to a jury trial. This is especially important now as the […]

  • Attorneys Mike Bigos and Elizabeth Kayatta Author Article on Emerging Approaches to Trauma-informed Lawyering

    Trauma-informed lawyering is a new and invaluable tool for Maine lawyers, one that Berman & Simmons attorneys Michael T. Bigos and Elizabeth A. Kayatta have embraced as leaders of the firm’s Sex Abuse Survivors Practice Group. In this article “Maine Practice: Big Advancements in Trauma-Informed Lawyering and Sex Abuse Survivor Claims” originally published in Maine Lawyers Review the pair explains […]

  • Attorney Travis Brennan Represents “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 attorney Travis Brennan, this Bangor Daily News […]

  • 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 […]