Wrongful Death

In Maine, there are three major steps that need to be taken in order for a wrongful death claim to be filed. The first step before a wrongful death lawsuit can be filed in Maine is to have someone designated as the deceased’s “Personal Representative”. Sometimes the deceased has a Will that names the person… Read more »

Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injuries can happen in an instant and change a person’s life forever. Anyone can suffer the devastating effects of spinal cord damage. Whether it results from an automobile accident, medical malpractice, or a swimming pool accident, these injuries can require lifelong care. The Maine serious injury lawyers at Briggs & Wholey recognize that victims of… Read more »

Personal Injuries

The personal injury lawyers at Briggs & Wholey are committed to protecting the rights of Maine people and families who have been injured by the negligence of others.  We are one of the select few law firms in the state of Maine to specialize exclusively in personal injury cases.  Our personal injury attorneys provide the… Read more »

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Motor vehicle accidents can happen to anyone at any time.  The physical and financial toll of an injury that is not your fault can quickly turn your life upside down.  The emotional toll of watching your life fall apart around you can be just as severe.  Most car accidents aren’t accidents at all.  They are… Read more »

Catastrophic Injuries

Something sudden and terrible has happened.  You ask: “Do I have the right to seek compensation?” A catastrophe is defined in the Merriam-Webster dictionary as “a momentous tragic event ranging from extreme misfortune to utter overthrow or ruin.”  When we think of a catastrophe, we mostly think of a violent or sudden change in weather,… Read more »

Brain Injuries

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that more than 2.5 million traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, occur every year as the result of an injury or combination of injuries.  A TBI is an injury that disrupts the regular function of the brain and is caused by a jolt, bump, or blow to… Read more »