Scott J. Dalton

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in West Palm Beach, FL

Rosenthal, Levy, Simon & Sosa, P.A.
1401 Forum Way, Sixth Floor
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: 561-810-1215
Fax: 561-478-3111
Selected to Rising Stars: 2021
Licensed Since: 2016
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%), Insurance Coverage (10%)
Attorney Profile

Scott J. Dalton is an attorney with the Rosenthal, Levy, Simon & Sosa law firm in West Palm Beach, Florida. A top-ranked trial lawyer with nearly five years of legal experience, Mr. Dalton provides invaluable counsel and support to clients across his region who have legal needs involving any of the following areas:

·       Personal injury

·       Auto, truck and motorcycle accidents

·       Slip-and-falls

·       Wrongful death

·       Insurance disputes

·       Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and denied employment disability-related claims

·       Homeowner insurance claims

·       Property damage claims

·       Personal Injury Protection (PIP) claims

A veteran of many trials in both state and federal courts, Mr. Dalton has achieved remarkable success helping his clients protect their rights and interests and achieve the favorable outcomes they seek for their serious and pressing legal challenges. He deftly handles all aspects of his clients' cases, from their initial consultations all the way through litigation, and he has gained a reputation for his outstanding professionalism and legal abilities along with his unwavering commitment to those he serves.

Mr. Dalton began his legal career representing insurance companies and their insureds, so he has a wealth of insight into the industry that helps him devise the most effective strategies possible for his plaintiff clients. To date, he has recovered substantial restitution for those in need, and he finds great reward in being able to help so many in his community during some of the most difficult and uncertain times in their lives.

A 2012 graduate of Florida State University, Mr. Dalton obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Florida State University College of Law in 2016 as a dean's list scholar. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and he is an active member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association and chair of its Young Lawyers Section. He is also a former member of the organization's Personal Injury/Wrongful Death CLE committee, and he is a member of the Florida Justice Association.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Insurance Coverage
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance

Selections

1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021

About Scott J. Dalton

Admitted: 2016, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.rosenthallevy.com/attorney/scott-j-dalton/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Cape Coral Bootstrap Homeless Ministries, Volunteer
  • United Way of Palm Beach County, Emerging Leaders Society, Member  

Verdicts/Settlements

  • $350K– For driver after injured in a motor vehicle accident. The driver suffered multiple blunt force trauma injuries including a traumatic brain injury. After initially contesting liability, insurance companies both tendered their limits
  • 450k Settlement for Injured customer after premises liability incident
  • $287,500 -Settlement after a lawsuit filed against department store after the client was hit by falling merchandise in the head causing a head laceration and surgery
  • $300K Settlement – for a driver injured after a motor vehicle accident. The driver’s injuries required a 2nd surgery to his previously operated on the spine due to an aggravation or new injury. Insurance companies ultimately agreed to pay $300k to compensate the client
  • 125K settlement for pedestrian crossing road who was hit at a high rate of speed. The client suffered multiple fractures and head injuries. Insurance companies initially denied liability but tendered their limits after demand

Educational Background

  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, B.S. in Criminology, 2012

Honors/Awards

  • , Cali "Book Award" for highest grade in his class for Negotiations at FSU Law, 2016
  • , Cali "Book" Award for highest grade in his class in Legal Writing and Research I, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, 2018
  • Florida, 2016
  • Palm Beach County Justice Association, Board Member, 2021
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2017
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association Personal Injury and Wrongful Death CLE Committee, 2020
  • Florida Justice Association, Member, 2018
  • Palm Beach County Justice Association, Young Lawyers Board, 2017

Videos

Show More
Office Location for Scott J. Dalton

1401 Forum Way
Sixth Floor
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Phone: 561-810-1215

Fax: 561-478-3111

Last Updated: 7/22/2021

Page Generated: 0.40835499763489 sec