Stuart E. Scott joined the Spangenberg firm in 1995 and was named as a partner in 2005. Stuart has successfully settled and tried a variety of cases involving medical malpractice, car accidents, trucking accidents, cases involving dangerous products including defective automobiles, household products and drugs, boating accidents, dangerous property, accounting malpractice, and insurance coverage issues. Stuart is also active in litigation on behalf of consumers who have been victim to deceptive or unfair business practices. Stuart is currently handling the firm’s Vioxx, Teflon and pharmaceutical litigation. The publishers of Law & Politics magazine named Stuart Scott a “Rising Star.”
One of Stuart’s career highlights was trying a major wrongful death trucking accident case with Spangenberg partner Peter Weinberger in Federal District Court in Columbus. The jury awarded over 2.7 million dollars to the family of the decedent in that case. Stuart has handled cases throughout Ohio in both state and federal courts. He has also successfully argued a number of appeals in several of Ohio’s Courts of Appeals.
Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Stuart was raised in Columbus, Ohio and attended high school at Upper Arlington. He then attended Ball State University where he obtained a B.S. degree in Finance. While at Ball State, Stuart played intercollegiate baseball, earning 4 letters and Academic All-American Honors. Upon graduation, he spent one year playing minor league baseball within the Cleveland Indians organization. Stuart graduated law school in 1995 with Order of the Coif Honors from The Ohio State College of Law, an honor bestowed on law students who graduate in the top 10% of their class.