Other Medical Malpractice

Solving medical malpractice cases that are unusual or not easily identified

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Sometimes medical malpractice cannot be easily classified within an established category. However, that does not mean that the consequences to the patient are any less severe or important.

Our medical malpractice lawyers often speak with people who believe that a healthcare provider made a mistake, or simply didn’t do a good enough job. In some cases, after a review of the facts, we are able to tell the person with confidence that no malpractice occurred. In other cases, if we conclude that malpractice did in fact occur, we then pursue justice on behalf of the injured person.

The only way to know for sure, and to have peace of mind, is a thorough review of the facts by lawyers with expert knowledge of the law, as well as the medical standards and procedures involved in the case. Our team is built for that task.

For the best results, you need the best Maine medical malpractice lawyers

Berman & Simmons is widely recognized as the best personal injury lawyers in Maine and among the best in the U.S.

We have obtained several of the largest medical malpractice jury verdicts in Maine history, and many of the largest settlements for our clients. Our attorneys are extremely knowledgeable about medical issues and skilled at proving fault, documenting the extent of your injuries, and ensuring that you receive full compensation. We have recovered $1.25 billion for our injured clients.

We have successfully handled hundreds of medical malpractice cases involving:

Even if your case is unusual or does not fall into an easily identifiable category, we are most likely familiar with that type of case. If your case involves completely novel issues, our lawyers are uniquely qualified to determine the quality of your case and help you maximize your recovery.

No other firm in Maine can match our resources and expertise

Proving a medical malpractice claim and recovering full compensation for victims requires a law firm with specialized expertise, a proven track record, financial resources to take on any opponent, and a fearless approach to litigation. We are proud to be that firm in Maine.

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A Law Firm That Listens

We have helped countless victims who have been harmed by medical malpractice and we understand the challenges you face. We realize that beyond the physical struggles, the emotional and financial impacts can be overwhelming.

Our lawyers and staff members take the time to listen to you, understand your concerns, and come up with solutions that can make your life better, including obtaining payment for or deferral of your debts until your case is resolved.

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Get Peace of Mind

It never hurts to consult an attorney regardless of whether you decide to move forward.

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    You may need to discuss whether an autopsy is necessary to prove that the negligence caused a love one’s death.

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    Obtaining complete medical records from hospitals and other providers is a daunting task.

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    Maine’s statute of limitations for medical malpractice cases is short in comparison to the statute of limitations for general personal injury claims.

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    Important evidence may be lost or degraded over time.

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    You’ll need help navigating your medical care and dealing with financial pressures.

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    You need peace of mind to focus on your recovery.

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Paralysis due to mismanagement of
degenerative spine

$2.5 Million

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Wrongful death case involving negligent


Plaintiff Rear Ended by
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$5 Million

Delay in diagnosis and treatment of cancer

$1.2 Million

Significant Head Injury Car Accident

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