Representing injured people in Auto, Marine, Railroad and defective products.
Mr. Diamond received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama in 1967, and graduated from the University of Alabama Law School with a Juris Doctor Degree in January 1969. He joined the law firm of his father and began a practice which has since concentrated in representing the victims of marine, railroad, industrial and motor vehicle accidents. He has accumulated 50 years of expertise in the Jones Act remedies for seamen and offshore oil employees, the FELA remedies for railroad employees, the remedies for longshoremen and shipyard workers under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and maritime law.,
His Bar Association and other professional organization committee chairmanships and offices held include the American Association for Justice where he has served as Chair of the Admiralty Law Section in 1985-1986 and again in 2007-2008. He is a member of the Railroad Law Section and one of the early members of the FELA Litigation Group of AAJ. He also served as State Delegate from 1992 through 1996. He has been a member of the Alabama Association for Justice since 1971, and had been a member of the Executive Committee of the Association from 1983 to 2014.
He has published articles on various admiralty topics in the Louisiana Law Review, Trial Magazine, the Alabama Trial Lawyers’ Journal, the Mississippi Trial Lawyers’ Voir Dire magazine and other publications. He has also been a speaker at more than thirty previous educational seminars on a variety of topics relating to admiralty law, personal and wrongful death.
He was the author of an Amicus Curiae Brief filed in the U. S. Supreme Court on behalf of AAJ in Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A. v. Calhoun, 516 U.S.199 (1996), on the issue of damages recoverable for a non-employment death occurring on state waters.