We, as your personal injury lawyers, will charge a contingency fee in most personal injury cases for 25% versus the 33 1/3% other firms in Maine typically charge. We handle car accident, bicycle accidents, medical malpractice, wrongful death, animal bites, slip and fall, and negligence cases. We will handle your matter from start to finish, including going to trial, if necessary. We will not refer your case to another attorney if we cannot settle it, but rather one of our experienced trial attorneys will prepare your case for trial and proceed to trial if the insurance company is unwilling to pay you a fair amount to resolve your case.
Vaccine Injury Compensation
Attorney Paradie is currently the only attorney in Maine licensed to handle claims for injuries caused by vaccinations in the Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C. While extremely rare, injuries caused by child and adult vaccinations do occur and can be very serious, and even life threatening. Since 2005, Attorney Paradie has been helping clients injured by vaccinations recover compensation for the injuries they have sustained. Even if you are not from Maine, but you or your child has sustained an injury from a vaccination, Attorney Paradie can assist you in seeking compensation from the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program. Attorney Paradie has worked closely with a number of physicians who specialize in accurately diagnosing injuries caused by vaccinations. The Vaccine Injury Compensation Program also provides for payment of all attorney’s fees and expenses, which means, you will not pay us anything for our services. Call Attorney Paradie today for your free consultation.
Family Matters | Divorce
Divorce can be a very difficult and emotional time. We have years of experience helping Mainers through this difficult and challenging time in their lives. We provide legal representation in divorce matters, parental rights and responsibility matters, custody matters, child support matters and spousal support matters. We understand that in these difficult situations our clients have many questions and concerns and frequently need contact with their attorney. We make ourselves readily available to provide you with immediate answers to your questions and concerns.
Workers Compensation Claim
Our attorneys have over 25 years of experience with Workers’ Compensation Claims and will use our experience and knowledge to assist you. If you are injured at work, we guide you through the complex procedure and are often able to obtain large settlements for you. Workers’ Compensation is a type of insurance provided by your employer for when you are injured. It provides benefits to employees injured on the job.
Ask our criminal defense attorneys in Maine about our flat fee on most criminal cases! We represent people in all criminal matters, from speeding tickets to murder, Aggravated Criminal Threatening, Operating under the Influence, Gross Sexual Assault, Domestic Assault, and others. We understand that being charged with a crime is likely the most stressful experience in a person’s life. We are committed to the presumption of innocence and believe that by fighting to see that our clients’ constitutional rights are honored, we are in fact protecting the rights of the whole community. We use innovative techniques and have a thorough understanding of the Constitutional, Federal, and State legal principles to resolve these most important matters favorably to our clients.
Employment Discrimination | Sexual Harassment
We have extensive experience in handling matters of employment discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace. Our attorneys have litigated such cases on behalf of employees and employers in both state and federal courts, as well as with the Maine Human Rights Commission. If you feel your employer has discriminated against you on the basis of your disability, race, gender, religion, sexual preference, or age or has subjected you to sexual harassment in the workplace, we can assist you in seeking compensation for such discrimination. We provide a free consultation for your case and charge a 30% contingency fee for most cases, which means, you do not pay us, unless we recover money on your behalf.
PSW provides a wide range of services in probate matters, including: estate planning; estate administration; formation and administration of trusts; adoptions; guardianships; preparation of wills, advance health care directives and powers or attorney. If you have estate planning needs, we can provide you with the guidance and services you need from preparation of a simple will to advice and assistance in very complicated estate matters.
Our attorneys have over 25 years of experience with the? Social Security Administration and will use our experience and knowledge to assist you in applying for disability and we represent claimants who have already applied and have been denied. If you are denied, we guide you through the multi-step appeals process, which includes a hearing before a federal administrative law judge.