Meghan Johnson Carter
Meghan Johnson Carter litigates cases on behalf of victims of allegedly dangerous pharmaceutical drugs and defective medical devices. Meghan has been involved in a variety of cases related to negligence, corporate misconduct and defective products. In the past Meghan was involved in pharmaceutical litigation including Accutane®, Advair®/Serevent®, Avandia®, Paxil® and Zicam®. She was appointed Negotiating Plaintiffs’ Counsel in the Southern District of West Virginia by the Honorable Joseph R. Goodwin for purposes of settlement coordination and administration in In re Digitek Products Liability Litigation, a federal MDL involving people who suffered from digoxin toxicity allegedly caused by recalled Digitek®.
Meghan currently represents clients who have suffered from osteonecrosis and femur fracture cases allegedly related to the osteoporosis drug Fosamax®. She also represents women in national contraceptive litigation involving Mirena®, NuvaRing®, Yaz® and Yasmin®. Other cases she is involved in include Pradaxa®, pelvic mesh and Tylenol® litigation.
Meghan has experience in various other product liability actions. Early in her career, she represented victims and families affected by tragic events caused by hazardous consumer products, premise injuries and other incidents of negligence, including working on In re Graniteville Train Derailment.
Meghan earned a J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where she was a research editor for the South Carolina Law Review, the chief justice of the University of South Carolina Moot Court Bar, and a member of the John Belton O’Neill Inns of Court. She was also appointed to the Order of the Wig and Robe and the Order of the Barristers. She received the Sherod H. Eadon Scholarship Award which is awarded to a student who exhibits outstanding ability in trial advocacy.
Meghan is a member of the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, Charleston County Bar Association, South Carolina Association for Justice and the South Carolina Bar Association.
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