Berman & Simmons News Articles

  • Berman & Simmons Sexual Abuse Survivors Practice Group Completes Trauma-Informed Training

    As more and more survivors of child sexual abuse are coming forward to share their experiences, they are turning to Berman & Simmons for legal help. To fully understand our clients’ situation and be their best and most compassionate advocates, Berman & Simmons Sexual Abuse Survivors Practice Group has completed trauma-informed training. This education directly benefits our survivor clients as […]

  • 8 Berman & Simmons Lawyers Honored by Inclusion in 2022 Best Lawyers® Lists

    Berman & Simmons is pleased to announce that eight of its attorneys are included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, four are included in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, and attorney Daniel G. Kagan is named 2022 Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year in the Augusta-ME area. Attorney Kagan has a consistently […]

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    Attorney Michael Bigos Represents Parishioner Sexually Abused by Priest

    In March 2021, Berman & Simmons Attorney Michael Bigos testified in favor of lifting the statute of limitations for survivors of child sexual abuse to be able to file civil suits against their abusers and the organizations where they worked. Now Attorney Bigos represents a former Old Town parishioner who was just 12 years old when he was abused by […]

  • Berman & Simmons Client Eric Jabbusch Meets the People Who Saved His Life

    In July 2020 Eric Jabbusch nearly died when he was crushed by 10,000 pounds of steel pilings while working a construction job on I-95. One year later he was able to thank the first responders who saved his life. Read this poignant Bangor Daily News article and watch this moving WABI story about the heartwarming luncheon at the Hermon Fire […]

  • Berman & Simmons in the News, 2nd 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 2nd quarter 2021 spotlights the many ways in which we’re helping Mainers find justice and recover compensation after experiencing serious personal injury. Firm News Chambers USA has selected Berman & Simmons attorneys Jodi […]

  • Berman & Simmons Welcomes Attorneys Sarah Hall and Joe Gousse to Its Personal Injury Firm

    Berman & Simmons Law Firm today announced the recent hiring of attorneys Sarah K. Hall and Joe G.E. Gousse. Highly skilled and dedicated to the law, they will join the firm’s experienced research and writing team. Attorney Hall will work with Jodi Nofsinger with a focus on medical malpractice. Attorney Gousse will join the firm’s personal injury team and work […]

  • Michael Bigos

    More Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse in Maine Can Pursue Justice as State Amends Statute of Limitations

    Berman & Simmons explains how more survivors can come forward when they are ready Lewiston, ME – June 23, 2021 — This week the State of Maine changed the statute of limitations for those born before August 11, 1970, who were sexually abused as children, allowing them to pursue civil claims against their abuser. “Come forward when you are ready.  […]

  • Attorney Daniel Kagen is Interviewed for CBS13 I-Team Story About Shattering Car Windows

    Unbeknownst to most consumers, vehicle glass can be extremely fragile and shatter spontaneously. Complaints with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reveal what vehicle manufactures and government safety regulators already knew. According to Berman & Simmons attorney Daniel Kagan who was interviewed for this segment “Shattering Windows Take Mainers By Surprise,” proving fault or manufacturing defect is very difficult. View […]

  • Attorney Daniel Kagan Offers Bike Safety Tips on MPR Maine Calling

    Attorney Daniel Kagan was a guest on the MPR program Maine Calling segment Biking in Maine: Where To Go, What To Buy, Bicycling Safety & Sharing the Road where he explained how bicycle riders and motorists can keep safe while “sharing the road.” He broke down technical legal terms and gave advice to bicycle riders on how to anticipate automobile […]

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