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6 JJS Attorneys Recognized by Peers for Their Legal Accomplishments

Our firm is honored to announce that several of our attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in the newest editions of The Best Lawyers in America© and Super Lawyers®, two of the most renowned legal guides in the nation. Another of our lawyers was granted membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates... Read More

Iowa Verdict for Brain Injured Child

Ken Suggs, assisted by Adam Janet and local counsel Fred James, went to trial in late January, representing a 6-year-old child who was injured at birth because her doctor allowed her mother to be taken off continuous fetal monitoring and to be monitored intermittently instead. The jury in Washington, Iowa, (population 22,000) returned a verdict for $18,126,600,... Read More

JJS Named One of 25 Most Influential Law Firms in the Nation

Janet, Jenner & Suggs is pleased to announce that The Trial Lawyer magazine has selected our firm for inclusion in the 2016 edition of The Forum: America’s 25 Most Influential Law Firms. The purpose of the list is to identify law firms that have demonstrated leadership, innovation and success that has helped shape the practice of civil... Read More

Year in Review: Big Numbers Sum up 2014 for Janet, Jenner & Suggs

A look back at the year always reminds me of just how much good we do as a firm and how many people’s lives we change for the better. The year 2014 was no different. In fact, in terms of numbers of clients and compensation secured, the year was exceptional. Patients’ Privacy Violation Ends in... Read More

Timeline of Dr. Nikita Levy Case

07/21/14 Dr. Levy Patients Receive $190 Million From Settlement Agreement (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... Read More

Dr. Levy Patients Receive $190 Million From Settlement Agreement

(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 the... Read More

JJ&S Year in Review 2013

Another year has come and gone. In 2013, just as in 2012, our team was tapped for high-profile cases across the country, secured noteworthy successes for clients, and continued to earn recognition for excellence from the legal community. Here are some highlights. High-Profile Cases JJ&S attorneys quickly assumed leadership responsibilities in a mass tort filed... Read More

Our Clients are the Real Heroes of 2013

When I think back over the past year, what comes to mind are not memorable cases, but memorable clients – those families and individuals that inspire us to come to work each day. Here are their stories. Sarah M., a young wife and mother, suffered complete loss of cartilage in her shoulder because she used... Read More

Lawsuit Over Dr. Levy’s Unlawful Recordings Goes Forward

WBALTV WASHINGTON —Thousands of women who visited a Baltimore gynecologist who secretly photographed and videotaped patients will be allowed to join together for settlement talks in a class-action lawsuit against Johns Hopkins Hospital, which employed the gynecologist. Lawyers for both the patients who filed the class-action lawsuit against Johns Hopkins and the hospital itself asked... Read More

Judge Clears the Way for Attorneys of Dr. Nikita Levy Patients to begin Settlement Talks

(Baltimore, MD) – Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Sylvester Cox today cleared the way for settlement negotiations to begin between Johns Hopkins Hospital and victims of Johns Hopkins gynecologist Nikita Levy, M.D. who allegedly made photographs and videos of his patients during exams and other procedures and is also allegedly guilty of sexual  boundary violations during treatment... Read More

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