New England Super Lawyers has named ten Berman & Simmons attorneys to its 2018 directory, a Thomson Reuters publication which recognizes the top five percent of lawyers for individual excellence in their practice areas. Attorneys Michael Bigos, Benjamin Gideon, Daniel Kagan, Jodi Nofsinger, Steven Silin, and Julian Sweet were recognized as ‘Super Lawyers’ for excellence in representing clients in personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Each were named to the list last year, and Attorney... More
New England Super Lawyers has selected Berman & Simmons attorney Jodi Nofsinger in its Top 100: 2018 New England Super Lawyers List and its Top 50: 2018 Women New England Super Lawyers List. This is Nofsinger’s seventh consecutive year being selected in the directory, which recognizes the top five percent of lawyers for individual excellence in their practice areas. Nofsinger has contributed to the firm’s personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death practices since joining... More
November 1, 2018 -- Berman & Simmons , the top ranked law firm in Maine for representation of plaintiffs in civil cases, is pleased to announce that six lawyers have been included in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect... More
EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2018: Changes to multiple civil rules require represented parties to serve pleadings and other papers electronically. Every pleading and motion signed by an attorney must include an email address in the signature block; Attorneys are expected to look at the signature block of pleadings filed by opposing counsel, to ascertain the correct email address for electronic service; The documents to be served must be e-mailed as a PDF attachment; The rule changes... More
Attorney Travis Brennan was appointed by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court to the Advisory Committee on Rules of Civil Procedure. The committee is tasked with reviewing the Civil Rules and considering proposed changes to the Rules. Brennan works in the Lewiston office of Berman & Simmons, representing clients in claims involving medical malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death and defective products, and he has experience litigating in state and federal court. He is a graduate of... More
(Lewiston, ME – September 20, 2018) -- Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project (ILAP) has opened a new Lewiston office as part of an effort to serve more immigrants throughout the State of Maine in their communities. Founded in 1993, ILAP provides legal information and services to low-income immigrants seeking to gain protection from persecution and domestic violence, keep their families together, gain work permits or ‘green cards,’ or become proud U.S citizens. ILAP also advocates for... More
Berman & Simmons, the leading personal injury and medical malpractice law firm in Maine, was a champion sponsor of a fundraising event for the Robbie Foundation. The sixth annual " No Limits Run, Walk, and Roll" 5K was held on Sunday, Sept. 23 at Bowdoin College in Brunswick. The event is a major fundraiser for the Robbie Foundation , a non-profit organization whose mission is to raise funds to provide adaptive equipment, therapy services, and... More
Berman & Simmons, the leading personal injury and medical malpractice law firm in Maine, helped raise over $6,000 for the 2018 Trek Across Maine , a three-day cycling event that benefits the American Lung Association (ALA). The Berman & Simmons team, pictured above, began the ride on June 15 th at Sunday River and finished on June 17 th in Belfast, ME. The 180-mile tour takes riders through Farmington and Colby College in Waterville. All... More
Alicia F. Curtis, lawyer at Berman & Simmons
The Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project (ILAP) , Maine’s only statewide provider of free and low-cost legal assistance to immigrants and refugees, honored Berman & Simmons and attorney Alicia Curtis for pro bono work on behalf of Maine’s immigrants and refugees. Attorney Curtis recently represented a woman from the Democratic Republic of the Congo who had raised her grandchildren as her own, until the family was separated by war in 2004. After searching for six years... More
Dov Saks, lawyer at Berman & Simmons
Berman & Simmons attorney Dov Sacks has successfully applied his expert knowledge of maritime law to achieve a significant settlement on behalf of his client who was severely injured while working at sea. Sacks was the lead attorney representing a maritime worker who was hurt while working for a fishery when his dominant hand was pulled into an unguarded winch. He lost two fingers, and with them, his chance to earn a meaningful livelihood at... More

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Berman & Simmons is the leading personal injury and medical malpractice law firm in Maine. For more than 100 years, our trial attorneys have represented those who have been injured or harmed by the actions of others. These personal injury cases range from car and truck accidents to the most complex litigation involving defective products and malpractice by healthcare providers. We are known as the firm that will stand up and fight for injured Mainers in disputes against big corporations and powerful interests.