Scott E. Diamond
Chairman of the Personal Injury and Subrogation Departments
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Scott Diamond, partner of Sacks Weston Diamond LLC, is an award-winning
trial attorney certified both nationally and by the Supreme Court of New
Jersey as a civil trial lawyer. Attorney Diamond is a seasoned litigator
and directs the firm’s Personal Injury and Subrogation departments.
Guided by his experience and insight, the law firm is capable of taking
on high-stakes complex litigation cases.
Admitted to Practice
Scott Diamond is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and
the federal courts. He has also been specially admitted in other jurisdictions.
Special Certifications, Memberships & Recognitions
He is certified nationally by The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) as a Civil Trial Advocate and as a Civil Pretrial Advocate. The NBTA
tests the skills of trial attorneys and rewards them with Board Certification
if they can pass its strict expectations. Fewer than 3% of Attorneys in
New Jersey and fewer than 4% of lawyers nationally are so certified for
this area of expertise.
He received his LLM degree in Trial Advocacy. He is a former board member
of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association (PATLA). While he held this role, Attorney Diamond and other board members were
tasked with guiding the association’s focuses and efforts.
Additionally, he has been named a Top Attorney of South Jersey and a Top
Rated Lawyer by
American Lawyer Media. Attorney Diamond has also earned a place in the 2014 – 2018
Super Lawyers® lists for his work as a Philadelphia personal injury attorney. He has
also been given the
Expertise Best Litigation Attorneys in Philadelphia 2018 award by Expertise, an organization that rates, reviews, and recognizes
top legal professionals across the country.
He is AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and is a member of the American
College of Board Certified Attorneys (ACBCA). Mr. Diamond has also been certified as a mediator, often being called
upon by the Court of Common Pleas in Philadelphia to volunteer his time
as a Judge Pro Tem.
Attorney Scott Diamond has personally collected over $275 million for his
clients throughout his legal career. He has had a number of important
reported decisions relating to a variety of high-stakes legal issues.
He is also a member of The National Association of Subrogation Professionals
and has litigated many subrogation claims in his career. Sacks Weston
Diamond, LLC was also able to secure a billion dollar verdict against
ExxonMobil, and Attorney Diamond was instrumental in achieving that result.
Mr. Diamond has tried well over 100 cases in his career to jury verdicts
and hundreds more before arbitrators and judges. He has also authored
a number of questions for the National Board of Trial Advocacy annual
written examination. He is responsible for the firm’s wrongful death,
liquor liability, truck accident and catastrophic and large property damage
subrogation claims. Mr. Diamond has represented numerous high-profile
cases in state and federal courts.
Big Rig Safety Features Fail in Certain Rear Crashes Partner Scott Diamond shares insight as to whether big rigs are obligated
to maximize safety features on the back of their trucks—and if passengers
would have a case if injured when driving too close.
Would Dash-Cams Resolve Accident Disputes? Partner Scott Diamond answers the question, “would installing dash
cams in vehicles solve the unknown questions in automobile accidents?”
The answer is not as simple as you’d think.
Scott was interviewed by Heather Wagenhals, host of Unlock Your Wealth Radio to discuss important things every person needs to know about insurance,
liability, and how this can effect families’ wealth. You can listen
to the podcast
here (Scott’s interview begins at the 21:45 mark).
Scott was interviewed by
6 ABC News in Philadelphia discussing dash cam cameras.
Fall Accident - May 2018
Scott in the News
"Diet Coke False Advertising Class Action Lawsuit" - Class Action Wallet
"Are diet sodas helping or hindering weight management efforts? Soft drinks
giants blast ‘meritless’ lawsuits" - Food Navigator-USA
"Lawsuit Accuses Diet Soft Drink Makers of Misleading Consumers" - ABC 7 News
"Class Actions Lawsuits Filed Against U.S. Diet Soda Producers" - NBC News
"Lawsuits say 'diet' soda claim is misleading" - Food Dive
"Diet soda makers sued over "misleading" ads" - CBS News
"Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Dr Pepper Snapple Group sued for deception" - ABC 2 News
"Diet Soda Drinkers Gain Weight, Sue Coca-Cola and Pepsi" - The Daily Meal
"Class action lawsuits could take aim at diet soda makers" - ABC News
"People suing Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Dr Pepper Snapple, claim diet sodas making them fat" - Fox News
"Coke, Pepsi Diet Drinks Can Add Weight, False Ad Suits Say" - Law360
"Soft Drink Makers Face Allegations of Fraud Over Diet Sodas" - BigClassAction.com
"Liability Case Allowed To Proceed Against Defendant Who Filed Chapter 7
Bankruptcy - PART II" - Tort Talk
"Bankruptcy Court Addresses Impact of Bankruptcy Stay on Ability of Plaintiff
To Proceed on Personal Injury Action" - Tort Talk
"Stan Lee Media Urges High Court to Revive Spider-Man Suit" - Law360