G. Scott Vezina

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock Dodig LLP
 | 1845 Walnut Street, 21st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-309-8667
Fax: 215-567-8333
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2011
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Aviation and Aerospace (10%)
Attorney Profile

A partner at the law firm of Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock Dodig LLP, G. Scott Vezina is an experienced civil litigator who represents clients throughout the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area. Mr. Vezina's law practice is focused in the area of plaintiff personal injury law. This includes general personal injury matters, medical malpractice, aviation accidents and aerospace cases.

Mr. Vezina graduated with his Juris Doctor from the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Holy Cross, from which he graduated in 1997. Following law school, Mr. Vezina was admitted to practice law in Louisiana in 1997. Later, he was also admitted to practice law in Florida, Texas, Missouri and Pennsylvania. He is admitted to practice pro hac vice in a number of other states.

Working as co-counsel on a number of cases, Mr. Vezina has secured seven- and eight-figure settlements on behalf of multiple clients. In one matter, he won a verdict of $78.5 million for the family of a child who suffered a brain injury and cerebral palsy as a result of medical malpractice. This verdict was the largest medical malpractice award at the time in Pennsylvania, and Mr. Vezina has recovered numerous other large verdicts and settlements for his clients during his career.

Mr. Vezina is well-recognized by his peers and his clients for the strength of his work. He is rated as AV Preeminent* through Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest peer review rating that is awarded by the organization. Mr. Vezina is actively involved in multiple legal organizations. His memberships include the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, and bar associations for the U.S., Pennsylvania, Missouri, Texas and Florida. Mr. Vezina is also a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished, and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (80%): Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury - General (10%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense

Aviation and Aerospace (10%): Aviation, Aviation Accidents - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense, Aviation, Aviation Accidents - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2009 - 2011

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About Scott Vezina

Admitted: 2012, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://feldmanshepherd.com/professionals/scott-vezina/

Honors/Awards:

  • Florida Trend Legal Elite- Up and Comer, 2009
  • Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2013 – 2016
  • AV rating, Martindale Hubbel, 2010
  • Legal Elite-Up and Comer, 2008
  • National Trial Lawyers-Top 100., National Trial Lawyers Top 100, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Texas, 2010
  • Admitted Pro Hac Vice in other states
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Member
  • Texas Bar Association, Member
  • Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Member
  • Missouri, 2012
  • Louisiana, 1997
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Missouri Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania, 2012
  • Florida, 2006
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Florida Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Florida Bar-Aviation Committee, 2007

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • J.C. v Hoptial XYZ and Pediatrician-Kernicterus- $20 million settlement, 2015
  • Gallagher v Baptist Medical Center.  8.8 million dollars, 2008
  • Jane Doe, v. Doctors #1,2,3,4,5,6,7 and ABC Hospital.  1.95 million settlement, 2009
  • Jane Doe, individually and on behalf of son, Baby John Doe vs. Docotors 1,2,3,4 and JKL Hospital 4.1 million (confidential settlement), 2010
  • DL v Hospital A.  5.125 Million dollar settlement.  Birth trauma., 2011
  • Louis v. Gwinnnett Hospital and Dr. Hearin-Cerebral Palsy-Verdict-$31.5 million, 2016
  • BP v. Doctor #1, Doctor #2, and EFG Hospital 1.2 million (Confidential Settlement), 2010
  • AH v. ABC Hospital. Arizona-10 million dollar settlement-Cerebral Palsy, 2013
  • LR v. XYZ Hospital, Arkansas-6.0 million dollar settlement-Cerebral Palsy, 2013
  • Kornak v Anesco, Dr. Otmezguine, Dr. Aknoukh. Broward County. Plaintiff's  Verdict.  4.7 million., 2008
  • Baby John Doe v. Dr. A, and XYZ Hospital  $11.1 million (Confidential Settlement), 2009
  • BP v. HIJ Hospital, Florida-11.8 million dollar settlement.  Cerbral Palsy., 2013
  • $78.5 Million Verdict in Philadelphia Cerebral Palsy Case

Educational Background:

  • University of Holy Cross, 1997
  • Regent University School of Law, L.L.M., 2001
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Office Location for G. Scott Vezina

1845 Walnut Street
21st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-309-8667

Fax: 215-567-8333

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Last Updated: 8/8/2019

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