Brian Ketterer, a partner in the firm, is a trial attorney who focuses his practice in pharmaceutical drugs, products liability and catastrophic personal injury cases. Before joining Janet, Jenner & Suggs, Mr. Ketterer was the Managing Attorney of the Philadelphia office for a successful national plaintiff’s firm with a reputation for aggressively trying cases. Recently, Mr. Ketterer was co-counsel in the Simon v. Wyeth hormone therapy case in the Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County and successfully obtained a verdict of $1.5 million. Following the Simon verdict, Mr. Ketterer was also co-counsel in the Scroggin v. Wyeth et al. hormone therapy trial in the MDL in the Western District of Arkansas which resulted in a $2.7 million compensatory and over $22 million in punitive damages awarded. Mr. Ketterer also has significant experience in the fen-phen diet drug litigation, mesothelioma asbestos cases and Paxil birth defect litigation.
Throughout his career, Mr. Ketterer has represented organized labor members and their families to help protect the rights of injured workers. Whether work site accidents, toxic/chemical exposure or other catastrophic injury, Mr. Ketterer has maintained a deep commitment to providing the highest quality representation for these individuals. Recently, Janet Jenner & Suggs received the recommendation of the International Chemical Workers’ Union to represent their membership of over 20,000 people.
Prior to becoming a civil attorney, Mr. Ketterer was an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia and tried several jury trials to verdict resulting in numerous convictions on serious felony counts. Additionally, Mr. Ketterer prosecuted hundreds of trials during his tenure at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office. He is admitted before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and the Eastern/Western Districts of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Ketterer is a member of the American Association of Justice (AAJ), The Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association and the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyer’s Association.
Mr. Ketterer currently is focused on both the Hormone Therapy, Pain Pump and Gadolinium litigations, both of which are occurring nationally.
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