NHD honored to be included among the top “Highly Recommended” law firms in Maine

Norman Hanson & DeTroy is honored to be included among the top of the “Highly Recommended” law firms in the State of Maine in the 2024 edition of Benchmark Litigation’s “The Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys.” In addition, the following attorneys received individual recognition from Benchmark Litigation: Local Litigation Stars Mark G…. Read more »

Business Today Names NHD Attorneys as “Top 10 Most Influential”

Business Today named Mark Lavoie, Chris Taintor, Jonathan Brogan and JD Hadiaris to the “Top 10 Most Influential Maine Medical Malpractice & Insurance Defense Lawyers 2023.” Mark Lavoie was noted as: “Excelling in medical malpractice litigation, including critical work pertaining to the opioid crisis.” Chris Taintor was described as:  “An expert in medical malpractice, with… Read more »

Chambers & Partners Names NHD Top Firm

Chambers and Partners released their 2023 Rankings, and Norman, Hanson & DeTroy was listed as the top firm (Band 1) for Litigation: Medical Malpractice & Insurance Defense.  Four Maine firms were listed in Band 2.  We are proud of our reputation in the legal and business community, and look forward to providing unparalleled service to… Read more »

Chambers & Partners’ Attorney Recognitions

Chambers & Partners USA 2023 has recognized Norman, Hanson & DeTory as a Top Firm in the categories of  Litigation: General Commercial  and Medical Mapractice & Insurance Defense. Additionally, the following NH&D attorneys have received the “Ranked Lawyer” distinction in the publication: Mark G. Lavoie – Maine Litigation: Medical Malpractice & Insurance Defense James D…. Read more »

NHD Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

Norman, Hanson & DeTroy is proud to announce that the 2023 edition of New England Super Lawyers and the 2023 New England Rising Stars has recognized several of our attorneys for inclusion in the publications. We congratulate each of these attorneys for this accomplishment.  Maine Super Lawyers Top 5 Mark G. Lavoie Super Lawyers Jonathan… Read more »

Marjerison Wins Acquittal

Following a closely watched trial and after ten hours of jury deliberations, Tom Marjerison secured an acquittal for his client, Faysal Kalayaf Manahe, on federal criminal charges alleging a Sherman Act violation for wage-fixing and no-poach hiring agreements.  This prosecution arose out of the Department of Justice’s initiative focusing on criminal prosecutions of alleged wage-fixing… Read more »

Law Court Declines to Expand Liability for Negligence, Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress

In a recent decision with potentially far-reaching implications, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court accepted the argument made by Attorneys Matthew T. Mehalic and Trevor D. Savage and held that: (1) a plaintiff’s allegation of post-traumatic stress disorder (“PTSD”) did not constitute a “physical injury” for purposes of establishing a claim for general negligence; and (2)… Read more »

Chambers and Partners Recognition for NHD

Chambers and Partners recently ranked Norman, Hanson & DeTroy in Band 1 of law firms in the State of Maine.  Chambers and Partners is an independent research company operating across 200 jurisdictions delivering detailed rankings and insight into the world’s leading lawyers. Mark Lavoie was featured in Band 1 of all Litigation attorneys in the… Read more »

Another Land Use Victory for David Goldman

David Goldman chalked up another appellate win in Zappia v. Town of Old Orchard Beach.  The Law Court’s decision in Zappia promises to significantly shape the way in which local municipal land use officials are required to interpret zoning ordinances that restrict the way in which property owners make use of their own private property This… Read more »

John Veilleux Recognized as 2022 Lawyer of the Year in Personal Injury Law

Norman, Hanson & DeTroy is proud to announce that Best Lawyers recognized John Veilleux as its 2022 Lawyer of the Year in the practice area of personal injury law – defense.  John was also highlighted in the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his high caliber work in the practice area of insurance law.