Carmen S. Scott

Carmen S. Scott

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Mount Pleasant, SC

Motley Rice
 | 28 Bridgeside Boulevard, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Phone: 843-216-9160
Fax: 843-216-9450
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    With a focus on women's products, Carmen Scott represents victims of harmful medical drugs and devices, medical negligence, and corporate misconduct.

    Carmen helps lead Motley Rice's mass tort pharmaceutical litigation by managing complex personal injury and economic recovery damages cases. She has been on the forefront of national litigation involving products such as Xarelto® and Essure®, and previously litigated Nuvaring®, Yaz® and Yasmin®. She served on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in In re NuvaRing Products Liability Litigation, serves as co-lead counsel in In re Mirena Product Liability state court consolidation in New Jersey, and is co-chair of the AAJ Mirena® IUD Litigation Group. She was also appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for the multidistrict litigation In re Power Morcellator Products Liability Litigation and In re Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Products Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation. Carmen currently represents clients in a variety of drug product matters in state and federal courts, including talcum powder.

    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 quoted in numerous national media outlets and publications, including The Associated Press, NBC News New York, Marie Claire and MotherJones.

    A South Carolina native and active in the community, Carmen is currently a College of Charleston alumni board member. She also proudly served on the Board of the South Carolina chapter of Make-A-Wish for many years, fundraising and promoting the organization's mission, as well as serving as a "wish-granter" for selected families and has served as a board member for the nonprofit organization Charleston County Friends of the Library.

    * Please remember that every case is different. Any result we achieve for one client in one matter does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients.

    About Carmen Scott

    Admitted: 1999, South Carolina

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    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Licensed in: SC

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • South Carolina Association for Justice
    • American Association for Justice, Exchange Advisory Committee
    • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
    • American Bar Association

    Educational Background:

    • J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law, 1999; B.A., College of Charleston, 1996
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    Office Location for Carmen S. Scott

    28 Bridgeside Boulevard
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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    Last Updated: 1/30/2020

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