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Howard Janet told CNN on Jan. 16 that any interpretation of the NCAA’s decision to restore coaching wins to Joe Paterno as exonerating Penn State and its officials in the Sandusky child sex abuse scandal was “an insult to the real victims here.” “To imply that Penn State and its officials were innocent victims of…

Victims of an outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to tainted steroid injections will share a $135 million compensation fund. This is after a preliminary agreement was reached with owners and directors of the now defunct New England Compounding Center, according to attorney Kim Dougherty, who serves on the plaintiffs’ steering committee. “The recent filing is…

The firm has filed a lawsuit against Johns Hopkins Health System on behalf of Joyce Ferguson, 59, who alleges she had to have her arms and legs amputated after doctors failed to diagnose her uterine infection.  Firm partners Howard Janet and Sharon Morgan are Ferguson’s attorneys. Ignored Three Times at the ER Joyce E. Ferguson…

News media converged on JJ&S offices in Boston and Baltimore on Wednesday for interviews with attorneys and victims following the arrests of 14 former directors and employees of the now shuttered New England Compounding Center (NECC). Kim Dougherty, who manages the firm’s Boston office, told reporters her clients felt “relieved, knowing that their suffering hasn’t been meaningless,…

(Gainesville, GA) – A Hall County jury on Monday awarded $8.45 million to a severely injured boy, finding staff at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center failed to follow medical standards of care during his delivery in 2008. Jakob Medley, now 5, waited eight minutes for the breathing tube he desperately needed when he was delivered…

(Baltimore) –Victims of gynecologist Dr. Nikita Levy said Thursday that the $190 million settlement with Johns Hopkins Hospital has empowered them to speak out not only for themselves but for other women. “It’s about women, not about any other issue. Not about jealousy or who gets how much money…it’s about us wanting to do something…

8:11 a.m. EDT, September 26, 2014 Janet, Jenner & Suggs partner Howard Janet and attorney Jonathan Schochor were interviewed by Michelle Miller of CBS This Morning. Miller also sat down with two of Dr. Levy’s patients to discuss how Dr. Levy and the settlement have affected them. Click the video below to watch. ______________________________________________________________________________ 5:10…

(Baltimore, MD – July 21, 2014) – Howard Janet, managing partner of Janet, Jenner & Suggs, and vice chair of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, said today a $190 million settlement agreement between Johns Hopkins and thousands of patients of Dr. Nikita Levy “cannot erase the memories or ease the grief of victims” but will allow…

“This class action involves sexual abuse and shocking and horrendous invasions of privacy, both in the context of a physician/patient relationship.  Among his victims– we discovered– were children, 62 of whom are still minors. When breaches of trust like these occur, no amount of compensation can erase the memories or ease the grief of victims. But…

COLUMBIA, South Carolina – South Carolina’s Fifth Circuit Court has ruled that State Attorney General Alan Wilson may employ private attorneys from outside the AG’s office to assist in prosecuting cases under the South Carolina Unfair Trade Practices Act. The ruling by Judge G. Thomas Cooper, Jr., granted the state’s motion for summary judgment against…

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