Scott Vezina concentrates his practice on representing individuals who have suffered catastrophic brain or spinal cord injuries caused by medical negligence and product defects.
He has successfully litigated numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements against obstetricians, pediatricians, hospitals, and other healthcare providers. Vezina is a licensed pilot who also represents victims of aviation accidents and other complex products liability cases.
Most recently, Vezina won a major $26 million verdict in Luzerne County on behalf of a man who had his right leg amputated above the knee due to medical malpractice. During a weeklong trial in November 2022, Vezina successfully convinced the jury that a doctor was negligent for failing to properly manage the man’s vascular condition, resulting in amputation.
Vezina’s results as co-lead counsel include:
Before becoming a plaintiff’s attorney, Vezina represented some of the country’s largest medical malpractice insurers, hospital chains, physician groups, and medical device companies.
His peers recognize him as a formidable litigator, and he holds an “AV” Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest ranking available by the international legal guide.
Most recently, Vezina was a partner at Feldman Shepherd in Philadelphia. From 1997 to 2004, Vezina served as Special Assistant Attorney General for Louisiana. He also served as an adjunct professor in Torts at Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, Florida.
Vezina is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, Missouri, Texas, Florida, Louisiana, the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits and the U.S. Tax Court. He has also handled cases on a pro hac vice basis in New Jersey, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Arizona, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi, Illinois, Oklahoma, Wisconsin, and California.
After graduating from Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, he received an LL.M. from Regent University School of Law. He earned his B.S. with distinction from Holy Cross.