Other Serious Injury

No matter what type of serious injury, we put you in a position to win

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Individuals and families in Maine have trusted the lawyers at Berman & Simmons for more than 100 years to help them recover financially and physically from serious injuries. We have the experience and resources to handle all types of personal injury cases, including the most complex.

For the best results, you need the best Maine personal injury 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 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 losses, and ensuring you receive full compensation. We have recovered $1.45 billion for our injured clients.

Securing full compensation for accident victims in Maine

We understand that the physical, emotional, and financial burdens can be immediate and overwhelming.

Our lawyers aggressively prosecute injury cases every day, making sure our clients receive full compensation. We’ve won thousands of claims on behalf of Maine injury victims, and each year we build on that successful track record. Combining state-of-the-art legal methods with old-fashioned tenacity, we’re proud to be the law firm that insurance companies and defense lawyers in Maine don’t want to face.

Let Us Help You Win

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A Law Firm That Listens

Berman & Simmons is widely recognized as the best personal injury lawyers in Maine and among the best in the U.S., having won many of the largest jury verdicts and settlements ever obtained for injured people in Maine.

Our trial lawyers have won thousands of claims on behalf of those injured in a car accident, and each year we build on that successful track record.

Our attorneys and staff members will take the time to listen to you, work to 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. We help you recover and make sure you receive full compensation for your injuries and loss.

Get Peace of Mind

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

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    Many states have strict deadlines for filing personal injury claims.

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    The other insurance company is likely already building their client’s case against you.

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    Witnesses may become unavailable and evidence may be lost or degraded with 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.

$8.5 Million

Paralysis due to mismanagement of
degenerative spine

$2.5 Million

Catastrophic injuries in a head-on car accident


Wrongful death case involving negligent


Plaintiff Rear Ended by
Telephone Truck

$5 Million

Delay in diagnosis and treatment of cancer

$1.2 Million

Significant Head Injury Car Accident

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Other Serious Injury FAQs

  • How is a serious injury defined?

    Law Insider explains that a serious injury is “a physical injury that creates a substantial risk of death or that causes serious disfigurement, prolonged impairment of health, or prolonged loss or impairment of the function of any bodily organ.”

  • How common are accidental serious injuries?

    According to the National Safety Council, accidental injury is now the #3 most common cause of death in the United States. In addition, the rate of preventable death rose by 10% in 2016, and a recent study found that an American dies from a preventable accident every 3 minutes.

  • What should I do if someone around me is seriously injured?

    The National Health Service (NHS) says that if someone around you is injured, you should: 

    • Make sure that the injured person is safe, or make the situation safe if possible. 
    • Dial 911 when you are able to do so. 
    • Carry out first aid as needed.