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Maine Workplace Accident Lawyers

Mainers take pride in their work. In exchange for their time, effort, and commitment, they expect to be paid fairly and treated with respect by their employers. But companies owe their employees more than a paycheck. No matter where you work – at a construction site, on a factory floor, behind a desk or behind the wheel – your employer owes you a safe place to do your job.

Unfortunately, employers in Maine and throughout the country too often fail to meet this obligation. Even in relatively safe work environments, employees can still sustain severe work-related injuries. In 2017 alone, at least 2.8 Americans were hurt on the job and 5,147 workers lost their lives while working. If that is not bad enough, experts believe the number of workplace injuries is likely much higher still because many workers don’t report workplace injuries due to fear of losing their jobs or other retaliation by employers.

Over a century of obtaining full compensation for injured Maine workers

When Maine workers suffer work-related injuries, they need and deserve compensation to make up for their lost wages, cover their medical bills, and provide for their families while they recover from their injuries.

For over a century, the workplace injury lawyers at Berman & Simmons have helped and protected countless individuals who experienced serious injuries or illnesses at work. We continue to build on this proud legacy by fighting every day for the rights and well-being of our injured clients, working tirelessly to obtain the full amount of compensation available for their work-related losses.

We assist workers in getting compensation for losses related to every type of workplace accident and injury, including losses arising from:

  • Construction accidents
  • Industrial accidents
  • Exposure to toxic or hazardous materials
  • Heavy machinery accidents
  • Transportation accidents
  • Electrocution
  • Explosions and fires
  • Falling objects
  • Repetitive motion
  • Workplace violence

We make sure you get all of the compensation you deserve

Many employees believe that if they are injured at work, filing a claim for Maine workers’ compensation benefits may be the only way to get their medical bills paid and their lost income replaced. In some circumstances, however, an injured employee may have a personal injury claim for compensation against individuals or companies other than their employer if those parties contributed to their accident or injury. That’s where we come in.

Since workers’ compensation benefits alone may not cover all the losses suffered by an employee a workplace accident, claims against “third-parties” can be critically important to ensure full compensation. Some damages that might be obtainable in a personal injury lawsuit, such as compensation for pain and suffering, are unavailable in workers’ compensation claims.

Get Maine’s best injury lawyers on your side

Berman & Simmons is widely recognized as Maine’s best personal injury and medical malpractice law firm. While we are honored by such accolades, we are never complacent or satisfied. For us, it is not enough just to be the best trial firm in Maine. Rather, we strive every day to be one of the very best trial law firms in the Country. With our unmatched resources, expertise, and determined advocacy, we have recovered over $1 billion for our clients. Our long track record of success comes from our commitment to providing clients with excellence in legal representation coupled with genuine care and concern about their well-being. We work hard to earn your trust. When you hire us as your lawyers, you can expect us to listen to your concerns, answer your questions, and give you sound guidance. You will have our pledge to use all our experience, skill, and tenacity to maximize the compensation we obtain for you. And, with Maine’s best injury attorneys in your corner, you can focus on your health, and get back to living your life.

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Call the Maine workplace injury lawyers at Berman & Simmons today for your free consultation

Please contact Berman & Simmons today at 866-664-2403 to arrange for your free consultation to discuss your questions and concerns about your work-related injury. You pay nothing unless we obtain compensation for you by settlement or jury verdict. We welcome the opportunity to help you.

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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.

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