Carmen S. Scott
Carmen Scott helps lead Motley Rice's Medical practice group, managing complex personal injury and economic recovery damages cases on behalf of victims of medical negligence, harmful prescription drugs or misconduct.
With a focus on women's products, Carmen has been on the forefront of national contraceptive litigation involving products such as Nuvaring®, Yaz®, and Yasmin® and currently serves on the Plaintiffs Steering Committee in the In re NuvaRing Products Liability Litigation multidistrict litigation. She recently litigated cases involving individuals who suffered serious side effects while being treated with Digitek® in the federal multidistrict litigation In re Digitek Products Liability Litigation and is currently representing clients in osteonecrosis and femur fracture cases related to the osteoporosis drug Fosamax®.
Prior to joining Motley Rice in 2005 and concentrating her efforts on the medical practice area, Carmen represented numerous clients in jury trials, working on products liability, personal injury and business cases for both plaintiffs and defendants.
Carmen is a frequent speaker on medical litigation and topics involving women's products, regularly lecturing at both legal seminars and public advocacy events on such issues as plaintiffs' rights in medical negligence and dangerous drug cases. She has been sought out and quoted in several national media outlets and publications, including The Associated Press, NBC News New York, Marie Claire, MotherJones and The Safety Report. Carmen was selected by her peers for inclusion in the 2013 South Carolina Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list.
Active in her community, Carmen proudly serves as Vice Chair on the Board for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Carolina, fundraising and promoting the Foundation's mission, as well as serving as a "wish-granter" for families that have been selected by the organization. She has also served as a board member for the nonprofit organization Charleston County Friends of the Library. Carmen is a member of the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the South Carolina Association for Justice and the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association.
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