Groundbreaking Results. Full Justice.


For more than 30 years, the attorneys of Janet, Jenner & Suggs, LLC have helped uncover the truth about medical, hospital and doctor errors; dangerous drugs and defective medical products; workplace and environmental hazards; and unsafe products. In the process we have obtained substantial verdicts and settlements for our clients, some of them record-breaking. Our legal expertise and advocacy for our clients have earned the attorneys and firm the highest recognition for ethical conduct and professional excellence including U.S. News & World Report Best Law Firms.

LATEST NEWS

Looking Back and Moving Forward: 10 Years After Lizzy’s Birth Injury Trial

By Lizzy’s Mom, Lisa Viele Ten years ago, we went to trial. I remember it clearly. Our attorney, Ken Suggs, and his team uncovered horrible medical mistakes that caused our daughter’s cerebral palsy. The hospital and doctor’s defense attorneys accused us of child abuse. READ MORE

$200+ Million May Flow This Fall for Tainted Steroid Injections Victims

Partner Kimberly Dougherty with our Boston office provided leadership in securing a now $200+ million fund for the people who died or were seriously injured in 2012’s national outbreak of spinal meningitis caused by tainted steroids made by the New England Compounding Pharmacy (NECC). The victory was bittersweet for families of some of our clients, including one who died just weeks before the fund was announced. READ MORE

Paralyzed Worker Awarded $36 Million Verdict

A construction worker significantly burned and paralyzed as the result of a fall at a Potomac Electric Power Company substation was awarded nearly $36 million for his injuries by a Maryland jury in October. He settled his lawsuit against the company for a confidential amount. READ MORE

Patients’ Privacy Violation Ends in Large Hospital Settlement

Some 9,000 women and girls – patients of Johns Hopkins’ gynecologist, Dr. Nikita Levy – had no idea their trusted doctor was secretly videotaping and photographing their pelvic exams. Dr. Levy committed suicide rather than face the charges. Partner Howard Janet served as one of two lead attorneys in this class action settlement that is said to be the largest involving a single sexual abuse predator in U.S. history. READ MORE

Zofran® Use During Pregnancy Linked to Serious Health Problems in Babies

The anti-nausea drug Zofran (ondansetron) has been linked to doubled risks of heart defects and serious illness in newborns, according to recent research and a newspaper investigation. Pregnant women have been prescribed this drug for morning sickness even though it was never approved for use during pregnancy. It was developed to treat nausea and vomiting in post-surgical and cancer patients READ MORE

Kim Dougherty Named 2014 Massachusetts Lawyer of the Year

Attorney Kimberly Dougherty, whose efforts in gathering and preserving evidence against the New England Compounding Center (NECC) was key to creation of a now $200+ million trust fund for victims, has been named Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s top 2014 Lawyer of the Year. READ MORE

We Wrote the Book on Medical Malpractice

Nationally-recognized attorney on birth injuries and medical malpractice, Howard Janet, recently authored Navigating a Medical Malpractice Case, from the nation’s preeminent legal publisher, Thomson Reuters. The book is a consumer guide for patients who suspect they were victimized by medical malpractice. Mr. Janet walks readers through everything they need to know about bringing and successfully concluding a malpractice case, with actual cases as examples. READ MORE