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Vehicle Accidents

Securing full compensation for auto accident victims in Maine

A drunk driver collides with a school teacher on her way to work. A delivery truck makes an unexpected turn and strikes a cyclist. A distracted driver doesn’t see the pedestrian crossing the street.

For victims of car accidents, the physical, emotional, and financial burdens can be immediate and overwhelming.

We understand those challenges because our attorneys aggressively pursue accident cases for our clients every day to make sure they receive the full compensation they deserve. Our auto accident attorneys have won thousands of claims on behalf of Maine accident 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.

For the best results, you need the best Maine vehicle accident lawyers

Berman & Simmons is widely recognized as the best personal injury lawyers in Maine and among the best in the U.S., with specialized expertise in:

In addition, if someone you love has died in a vehicle accident due to the fault of someone else, you could have a claim for wrongful death.

You focus on recovery. We take care of the rest.

After a car accident, your attention is pulled away from the one place where it should be ― on your health and recovery. Instead, you face the pressure of creditors, employers, and insurance companies that often try to place the blame on you, the victim.

We can turn the tables in your favor. While our lawyers aggressively work to maximize your financial award, our caring, responsive staff can help reduce your stress as you recover. We 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.

With us in your corner, you can focus on your health and recovery, and get back to living your life.

More resources than any other personal injury firm in Maine

To help build and present a winning case, we regularly work with the top medical experts, accident reconstruction specialists, investigators, and other consultants in Maine and nationwide. These efforts can be critical in proving negligence and determining the extent of your losses, so that you can be fully compensated not just for the short-term, but for your future as well.

We are also the leaders in Maine in the use of state-of-the-art technologies in the courtroom, including anatomical and computer models and dynamic presentation of studies such as MRI and CT scans. We produce professional videos to help show the true impact of the accident on you and your family. This allows us to present complex evidence in a straightforward way that judges, jurors, and insurance companies can easily understand.

LET US HELP YOU WIN

Call 207-784-3576 for a free consultation. You pay nothing unless we win by settlement or jury verdict.

Vehicle Accident Tips and Tools: What compensation am I entitled to as a vehicle accident victim?

Under Maine law, victims of vehicle accidents have the right to recover financial damages for various categories of loss, including:

  • Pain, suffering, and emotional distress, past and future
  • Interference with your enjoyment of life
  • Medical expenses, past and future
  • Time lost from work
  • Loss of future earnings
  • Damage or total loss of your vehicle
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