SCOTT A. ARTHUR is a partner with Diaco Law, a firm dedicated to the representation of individuals and families in catastrophic personal injury cases. Previously he was a shareholder at Gunn Law Group, P.A., where his practice focused on representing policyholders and the injured in claims against insurance companies, including cases involving insurance coverage, bad faith, and unfair claims settlement practices. Mr. Arthur has served as lead trial counsel in personal injury, coverage, product liability, and bad faith jury trials in both state and federal courts in Florida. Mr. Arthur has also undertaken substantial appellate legal work for multiple cases where he was counsel in the underlying trial court, including serving as primary appellate counsel in the briefing and oral argument, two of which resulted in favorable published opinions from the Second District Court of Appeal.
Regarded as one of the leading advocates for the injured and insured across his region, Mr. Arthur has earned many accolades from his peers, including an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell and designation. Beginning just a few years into his practice of law, Mr. Arthur was consistently recognized by Florida Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star”, and since 2019 has been designated as a “Super Lawyer” in in the practice area of insurance coverage. In addition, he has received scores of outstanding reviews and positive referrals from his satisfied clients.
A 2001 honors graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in economics and criminology, Mr. Arthur attended Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as editor for the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal. He obtained his Juris Doctor in 2005, and The Florida Bar admitted him to practice that same year. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.