Scott E. Diamond

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Scott DiamondScott E. Diamond

Chairman of the Personal Injury and Subrogation Departments

Email: sdiamond@sackswestondiamond.com

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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.

Notable Achievements

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.

Recent Headlines

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.

Testimonials

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Congratulations to our partner, Scott E. Diamond, for being re-certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney. For more information about this certification go to https://www.njcourts.gov/attorneys/attcert.html

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