Our attorneys have unique experience in law and litigation
Since it was founded in 1945, Smith & Elliott, PA has grown to become one of Maine's most respected full service law firms. Its trial attorneys are recognized nationally for their successful results in large and complex personal injury and commercial cases.
Serving clients throughout New England and beyond from its Saco office, the firm's attorneys provide expert legal services in all of the following practice areas:
"I've got a very busy schedule, and still to this day can't believe the level of accommodation shown to me by the firm. The attorneys at Smith & Elliot are the complete opposite of the lawyer stereotype."
FOCUS ON . . . Maine Medical Malpractice
Maine medical malpractice cases present significant challenges because of their highly technical nature and the resources necessary to settle or take such cases to verdict. Thorough case preparation requires the teamwork of medical, technical, and research experts. Smith & Elliott has access to expert witnesses for testimony about medical malpractice that are essential to prove malpractice.
How a Maine medical malpractice attorney can help you
A Maine medical malpractice attorney gathers evidence, lines up and interviews witnesses, and develops a winning strategy. Experts may be consulted, medical records and other documents are scrupulously compiled, and a fully documented case is presented. Through effective negotiation, Smith & Elliott can successfully settle many cases out of court.
The leverage an experienced malpractice lawyer brings to the table with a malpractice case is based in the threat of going to trial if clients do not receive fair compensation offers. Defendants take pause when facing a team as experienced as the Maine medical malpractice attorneys at Smith & Elliott.
Effective experience, recognition and results
The firm's skilled attorneys bring decades of combined experience to clients. They have noteworthy achievements through billion dollar class action settlements and by receiving prestigious recognitions such as selections into the "Elite Few," a membership based on multiple million-dollar verdicts or settlements; Member of the Year for Maine Best Lawyers; and selection for Best Lawyers in America in Alternative Dispute Resolution, for exceptional mediation experience and skills.