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Rudman Winchell is a full service law firm serving the people, businesses and communities of Maine. With our vast legal resources and more than two dozen attorneys located in Bangor, we become a true strategic partner with the clients we serve.

Rudman Winchell's Practice Groups

Individual Family

Rudman Winchell attorneys provide expert guidance and on matters involving all aspects of Maine individual and family law including Divorce, Probate, Elder Law, Wills and Estate Planning.

Business Corporate

Rudman Winchell business attorneys regularly represent clients in all aspects of business and corporate law.

Litigation Trials

Rudman Winchell’s trial lawyers have extensive experience in both federal and state courts in a vast array of civil matters as well as criminal defense.

Municipal Government Law

Rudman Winchell represents clients' interests in administrative and enforcement proceedings before government agencies and boards, including appeals.

Insurance Workers Compensation

Rudman Winchell’s insurance law attorneys offer specialized representation to insurance companies and their insureds.

Real Estate Property

Rudman Winchell has a broad Maine based real estate practice. Our real estate attorneys provide representation of banks and other lending institutions

Employment Labor Law

Rudman Winchell’s experienced Employment and Labor attorneys advise clients on preventive strategies and positive solutions in Maine labor and workplace law.

Timberlands Natural Resources

Rudman Winchell is located in the heart of Maine's industrial timberlands, and is a trusted partner of the timber industry and other natural resource based enterprises.

Healthcare Hospitals

Rudman Winchell provides a comprehensive array of legal services to clients in the health care industry, throughout the state of Maine.

From the Attorney's Blog


From the Attorney's Blog

A Summary of the Much Anticipated Legislative Changes to the Workers’ Compensation Act

The Governor has signed LD 756, an amended version of the workers’ compensation omnibus bill.   We will be discussing these changes in detail during our upcoming Legislative Lunch and Learn sessions, but the following is a summary of the changes: It adds an entitlement to a cost of living adjustment to weekly compensation benefits, to be made only after receipt of 260 weeks of benefits; It increases the maximum benefit level from 100% of the state average weekly wage to 125% of the state average weekly wage; It provides for an exception to the requirement that the first payment must be made by an employer within 14 days after notice of the injury or death if the payment cannot be made “due to a factual mistake, an act of God or unavoidable circumstances”; It increases the durational cap on partial incapacity benefits from the current 520 weeks (or 10 years) to 624 weeks (or 12 years); these benefits may still be extended in cases of extreme financial hardship but under the new provision, any order extending benefits beyond the 624…

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