Berman & Simmons News Articles

  • Patient Safety News: One third of drugs approved by FDA pose safety risks

    “To win FDA approval, medications must be shown to be safe and effective. But many pivotal clinical trials used for approval involve fewer than 1,000 patients with follow-up of six months or less, according to the study. Safety problems often crop up years later after therapies have been used by much larger numbers of patients.”

  • Hiring a Medical Malpractice Lawyer: What to Expect

    Nearly every day, the lawyers and staff at Berman & Simmons are contacted by Mainers who think they may have been harmed by misdiagnosis or other medical mistakes. Most don’t know whether they have a case or not; they simply want to understand what happened, how it occurred, and how it can be prevented for others.