Berman & Simmons News Articles

  • 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 […]

  • Illinois Hayride Tragedy Reminiscent of Maine’s

    Repeat of death and injury is “senseless,” says Berman & Simmons Attorney WGME update 10/30/20: Another deadly hayride crash triggers warning about lack of regulations, safety standards.  October 29, 2020 – Lewiston, Maine — Once again, a haunted hayride through a farmer’s field has ended in an avoidable death, this time in Illinois. Last weekend a 32-year-old woman was killed […]

  • CN Brown, Techno Metal Post Maine Sued for Causing Farmington Explosion

    Victims and families claim negligence caused injury and loss of life Attorneys for Larry and Sandra Lord of Jay have filed suit against C.N. Brown Company and Techno Metal Post Maine for causing a September 16, 2019 explosion at the Farmington LEAP building which resulted in catastrophic injuries to Mr. Lord.  The attorney for the Estate of Farmington Fire Captain […]

  • Attorney Daniel Kagan Presents at Brain Injury Association of America Conference

    Berman & Simmons trial attorney Daniel G. Kagan was a recent presenter at Defining Moments in Brain Injury, an October 2020 virtual conference produced by the Maine chapter of the Brain Injury Association of America. Kagan partnered with Jeffrey Barkin, MD, a Portland-based forensic and clinical psychiatrist, for a session titled “When the Lawyer Calls: Advocating for Your Patient.” Kagan […]

  • Maine Inmate Reaches Historic Settlement with Maine Department of Corrections to Treat All Maine Inmates with Hepatitis C

    Berman & Simmons announced today that under an agreement with the State, the Maine Department of Corrections (DOC) has agreed to treat all inmates in its custody who have chronic Hepatitis C. Historically, Hepatitis C patients in Maine DOC custody were only treated if they could show proof that their disease had progressed to the point of permanent liver damage. […]

  • 12 Berman & Simmons Lawyers Honored by Inclusion in 2021 Best Lawyers® Lists

    Berman & Simmons is pleased to announce that eight of its lawyers are included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, four are included in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, and attorney Benjamin Gideon is named 2021 Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year in the Augusta-ME area. The Best Lawyers in America® has published their list […]

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