E. Scott Verhine has been a practicing attorney with Verhine & Verhine PLLC since 1997. Scott focuses his practice on representing clients injured by defective medical products. He has successfully represented countless individuals in mass torts claims arising from defective devices, including defective hip implants and transvaginal mesh implants.
His past cases have included managing nearly 600 individual lawsuits filed by users of fenfluramine / phentermine, also known as "fen-phen." From 2000 to 2011, Scott has successfully pursued fen-phen claims for more than 8,500 clients across the country. He has worked with more than 60 law firms throughout the United States. He has vast experience working with other premier law firms in the nation by assisting these firms in their pursuit of defective product claims for their clients.
Education: University of Mississippi School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1996 University of Mississippi, Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy, 1993 Litigating Claims Throughout the Nation Scott is licensed in the state and federal courts in Mississippi and currently has admission privileges through pro hac vice applications - meaning he can act as legal counsel to clients from out of state. Scott works with attorneys throughout the U.S. on cases filed in other local jurisdictions as well.
Attorney Scott Verhine has been granted pro hac vice status in the following jurisdictions:
State and federal courts in Mississippi Los Angeles Superior Court New Jersey State Court of Common Pleas Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division Northern District of Indiana, South Bend Division Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta and Columbus Divisions Northern District of Arkansas Northern District of Ohio, Toledo Division
Attorney Verhine's Recent Accomplishments Currently, Scott is actively involved in several types of mass tort litigation cases. He leads more than 100 litigants in their claims of defective metal hip implants. He has taken legal action by filing claims against major medical device manufacturers, including DePuy, Wright Medical, Biomet Medical, and Stryker / Howmedica Orthopedics. Scott represents more than 300 vaginal mesh litigants in their claims of defective transvaginal mesh against numerous companies throughout the United States and in Europe.
Scott also pursues legal action against BP oil spill claims for businesses. He is actively involved on several committees reviewing dangerous drugs and medical device claims that are arising annually in the U.S. Scott is married to Cathi Verhine and has two beautiful children, Rett and Coleman.