Danahy & Murray, P.A.

Danahy & Murray, P.A.

Law Firm in Tampa, FL

Firm Overview

Danahy & Murray is a civil trial law firm and has achieved the highest rating for legal ability in Martindale-Hubbell, with its office in the historic Hyde Park neighborhood of Tampa. The firm represents individuals, partnerships and corporations who are denied or underpaid insurance benefits by their insurance carrier in connection with an insurance claim. The Firm exclusively handles such first party claims throughout Florida.

Main Office

Main Office
901 West Swann Avenue
Tampa FL 33606






Danahy & Murray, P.A. will represent your Business legal matters.

Areas of Law

-Trial Lawyers Specializing in First Party Insurance Litigation
-Insurance Coverage Denials
-Insurance Bad Faith
-Property Damage Claims
-Sinkhole Claims
-Water Claims
-Appraisal and Mediation.
-Fire Claims
-Hurricane Claims
-Disability Claims

Matthew R. Danahay

Danahy & Murray, P.A.

Attorney in Tampa, FL
Board Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy. Certified as a Circuit and County Court Mediator, Florida Supreme Court. Certified as an Umpire, Florida Windstorm Insurance Network.

Areas of Law-

-First Party Insurance Litigation
-Insurance Bad Faith
-Property Damage Claims
-Sinkhole Claims
-Hurricane Claims
-Fire Claims
-Water Claims
-Health, Life, Disability Claims
-Appellate Practice
-Insurance Appraisals
-Coverage Denials

Experience & Credentials


Admission Details
-Admitted in 1986, Florida
-1987, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
-1990, U.S. Supreme Court
-2005, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

Law School Attended
Stetson University
Class of 1986

University Attended
University of Florida
Class of 1983

Associations & Memberships
Hillsborough County Bar Association; The Florida Bar; The American Association for Justice; Florida Justice Association; Florida Windstorm Insurance Network.

(Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board Of Legal Specialization And Education)

Representative Cases
Paxton v. Great American Ins. Company, 2009 WL 5064054 ( S.D. Fla.); Paxton v. Great American Ins. Company, 650 F. Supp 2d 1208 (S.D. Fla. 2009); Jackson v. Metropolitan Property and Casualty Insurance Co., 2007 W.L.2936213 (M.D. Fla.); 2008 W.L.58953 (M.D. Fla.); 2009 W.L.1456439 (M.D. Fla.); Goff v. State Farm Florida Ins. Co., 999 So.2d 684 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2009); Wilson v. Federated Nat. Ins. Co., 969 So.2d 1133, (Fla.App. 2 Dist. 2007); Burnett v. Clarendon Select Ins. Co., 920 So.2d 188, (Fla.App. 2 Dist. Feb 10, 2006); Widdows v. State Farm Florida Ins. Co., 920 So.2d 149, (Fla.App. 5 Dist. Feb 03, 2006); General Star Indem; Co. v. West Florida Village Inn, Inc., 874 So.2d 26, (Fla.App. 2 Dist. Apr 30, 2004); Lasman v. Freedom Life Ins. Co. of America, 862 So.2d 787, (Fla.App. 2 Dist. Nov 21, 2003); Infinity Ins. Co. v. Berges, 806 So.2d 504, (Fla.App. 2 Dist. Aug 01, 2001); Dominion of Canada v. State Farm Fire and Cas. Co., 754 So.2d 852, (Fla.App. 2 Dist. Apr 07, 2000); Fireman's Fund Ins. Co. v. Signorelli, 681 So.2d 720, (Fla.App. 2 Dist. Apr 26, 1996); Ady v. American Honda Finance Corp., 675 So.2d 577, (Fla. Mar 21, 1996); Russo v. Plant City Moose Lodge No. 1668, 656 So.2d 957, (Fla.App. 2 Dist. Jun 23, 1995); Ady v. American Honda Finance Corp., 652 So.2d 415, (Fla.App. 2 Dist. Mar 10, 1995); Silver Springs Moose Lodge No. 1199 v. Orman, 631 So.2d 1119, (Fla.App. 5 Dist. Jan 14, 1994); Roe v. Amica Mutual Ins. Co., 533 So 2d 279 (Fla. 1988).


Stetson University
Juris Doctorate, 1986