Columbia, SC

Columbia, SC Medical Malpractice and Sexual Abuse Law Firm

If you’ve been the victim of an injury or have suffered due to the negligence or malfeasance of another, you’ve been through enough. You shouldn’t have to worry about the added burden of a stressful and complex legal process.

At Janet, Janet & Suggs, we’ve helped countless injured individuals and their families recover from a traumatic experience so they can get back on the road to recovery as quickly as possible. We’ll represent you completely, handling the paperwork and the communication with healthcare providers, insurance companies and law enforcement to negotiate for compensation on your behalf.

As recognized leaders in personal injury law, our legal team has been awarded dozens of national accolades for competence and ethics. Our experience handling high-profile cases — and winning multimillion-dollar settlements — means we’re experts at recovering the compensation you deserve.

We are proud to have helped thousands of victims and survivors in Columbia and South Carolina at large obtain much-needed compensation and legal justice for their injuries, harms and losses. Kenneth M. Suggs, a South-Carolina based principal of JJS, has been added to the prestigious South Carolina Super Lawyers® list every year for over a decade.

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We help restore justice to victims of injury and negligence in the Columbia area, managing cases such as:

Birth Injury

There’s almost nothing as emotionally distressing to a family as a birth injury. When a complex legal process and staggering medical bills are added to the equation, it can feel overwhelming. JJS attorneys have dedicated their careers to seeking justice and compensation for families affected by birth injury. If your child has been harmed during the birthing process, we’ll fight for the compensation you deserve and for an improved quality of life for your child.

Cerebral Palsy

A child diagnosed with cerebral palsy can require a lifetime of care and expenses — all of which take an emotional toll on the family. And when you suspect that medical malpractice caused your child’s condition, it’s especially heartbreaking. If it can be proven that a doctor’s negligence caused your child’s condition, you are entitled to compensation for your future and current expenses as well as non-tangible losses and damages. We will help you fight for your family’s future.

Sexual Abuse

South Carolina has no statute of limitations for any felony sex crime, which means that if you or a loved one is a survivor of sexual abuse, assault or misconduct, it’s never too late to come forward. As trusted confidants, we’re here to advocate for your rights and the compensation you deserve, while protecting your privacy and safety as our first priority. As recognized leaders in personal injury law, our team has helped thousands of survivors of sexual abuse — including in past high-profile cases against Catholic Church clergy and former Penn State University football assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.

Clergy Sexual Abuse

Any kind of sexual misconduct is reprehensible, yet the persistent, malignant abuse perpetrated by religious organizations against vulnerable members is particularly odious. We understand just how incredibly difficult it can be to stand up to these religious groups, particularly given their reputation of secrecy and suppression around instances of abuse. Our team is here to listen and give a voice to those harmed by the church.

Medical Malpractice

Our experienced attorneys are devoted advocates for those who have been injured by the very medical professionals they trusted to help them. The legal team and in-house medical experts of JJS have years of experience in high-profile cases, which have led to multimillion-dollar verdicts and outstanding reviews from past clients. If you’ve been a victim of medical negligence, you deserve to understand your rights and pursue action if you choose to do so.

Military Medical Malpractice

Military service members who have been harmed by negligent medical practices deserve the right to argue for compensation — and we can help. Our team helps vulnerable victims injured by military doctors decide how best to move forward with their cases and their lives. We will fight hard for your right to seek justice.

Resources for Maryland Victims and Survivors

If you have been a victim of sexual abuse or medical malpractice, you may be in need of resources beyond legal advice, such as mental healthcare. If you are looking for additional support, we recommend the following organizations:

  • Safe Passages SC. The Safe Passages website provides resources for sexual abuse survivors to obtain counseling and medical attention as well as access advocacy programs.
  • South Carolina Department of Education Resource List. The SC Department of Education has compiled a huge list of programs and organizations to support abuse survivors in various locations throughout the state.

Schedule a Free, No-Pressure Consultation Today

For 40 years, the injured in the Columbia area have trusted JJS to protect their rights. If you have a high-stakes medical malpractice, birth injury, sexual abuse or other injury case, we will hold the responsible party accountable and seek the justice you and your family deserve. Contact us today for a free, no-obligation consultation to discuss your case.

801 Gervais Street, Suite B
Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: (803) 470-3703
Fax: (410) 653-9030

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