Daniel W. Munley

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Scranton, Pennsylvania

Munley Law
Daniel W. Munley
Munley Law

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Products Liability

Licensed in Pennsylvania since: 1996

Education: The University of Tulsa College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2005 - 2006
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Munley Law

227 Penn Ave
Scranton, PA 18503 Phone: 570-669-3953 Email: Daniel W. Munley Visit website


Daniel W. Munley is an award-winning personal injury lawyer and a champion of plaintiffs’ rights. For decades, Dan has tirelessly fought to win millions for injured victims of tragic accidents and their families. While Dan handles a range of complex personal injury cases, he is widely regarded as a national leader in traumatic brain injury and tractor-trailer accident litigation. Through hard work and unrelenting commitment to his clients, he has won numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements. Just recently, Dan strategically negotiated a record-setting $26 million settlement for a truck accident victim.

First Admitted: 1996, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://munley.com/our-attorneys/daniel-munley/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Member, Trial Lawyers Care, the largest pro bono effort in the United States fol...
  • Board of Directors, Everhart Museum
  • Board of Directors, Black and Blue Ball, Muscular Dystrophy Association 2007, 2008, 2009 
  • Boys Basketball coach
  • Solicitor, Board of Directors, Abington Little League
  • Little League Baseball coach
  • Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick
  • Board Member, Forum Towers
  • Girls softball coach
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certification by the Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
  • Board Certified, Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy
Educational Background:
  • The University of Tulsa College of Law, Juris Doctor  , 1994
  • University of Scranton, Bachelor of Science, Dean's List  , 1990
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Pennsylvania  , 1996
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania 
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit 
  • Luzerne County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Small Business Litigation Group
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Lackawanna Bar Association 
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Member, Public Relations Committee, American Association of Justice 
  •  American Association for Justice 
  • Member, American Association of Justice PAC
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • $26 Million settlement stemming from a truck accident that resulted in traumatic brain injuries, 2018
  • Malti v. Joseph, PennDOT, the borough of Honesdale, et al.Practice Area:Personal Injury Outcome:$2,050,000 victory for plantiff Description:A woman crossing the street died after being hit by a pickup truck. The family of victim said the change to the one-way street configuration and misplacement of crosswalks led to the accident, 2014
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Presenter, Atlas Lawyers Conference, Las Vegas, Presenter, “Fortune Favors the Brave: Litigating Truck Accident Cases During the Pandemic,”, 2022
  • "Truck Driver’s cell phone: How do you get it and use it in your case”, Presenter, "Truck Driver’s cell phone: How do you get it and use it in your case”, Attorneys Information Exchange Group, 2021
  • “Hidden Motor Carriers: What Documents & Discovery Do I Need,”, “Hidden Motor Carriers: What Documents & Discovery Do I Need,”, 2023 Trucking Seminar, Attorneys Information Exchange Group, 2023
  • Presenter, AAJ, Las Vegas, NV, “Cross-Examining Defense Experts” , “Cross-Examining Defense Experts” , American Association for Justice
  • Presenter, St. Louis, MO, “Violations as a Path to Justice” 
  • Presenter, Atlanta, GA, “Spoliation of the Log Books – How Trucking Companies Try to Hide the Truth” 
  • Lecturer, University of Scranton, Nursing Home Litigation 
  • Presenter, Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America Super Summit, St. Louis, MO, “Discovery in a Trucking Litigation Case”
  • Presenter, Nashville, Tennessee and Lexington, KY, “Early Discovery in Interstate Trucking Litigation Cases” 
  • Speaker, Kentucky Justice Association, “How To Litigate That Big Truck Case”
  • Presenter, AAJ, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, “Why a Truck Collision Case Must Be Handled Differently Than an Auto Collision Case” 
  • Presenter, AAJ, Seattle, WA, “Discovery in a Tractor-Trailer Case” 
  • Meet Dan Munley, 2022
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=FPG2mlHpwPM
  • 2020-2024, Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers, Lawdragon, 2024
  • Top Ten Trucking Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania, the National Trial Lawyers Association, The National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Recipient, American Association for Justice Trucking Litigation Group “Robert W. Munley Award”, American Association for Justice
  • Lawyer of the Year, Product Liability Litigation-Plaintiffs, Allentown Metro Area, Best Lawyers, 2020
  • Irish Legal 100, Irish Legal 100
  • Platinum-Level Client Champion, Martindale-Hubbell
  • AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Recognition, French Consulate, NYC, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Trial Lawyers Care for representation of Dening Lohez whose husband died on 9.11.2001 in the Twin Towers
  • 2013-present, Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2013
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer in PA, National Trial Lawyers Association

Office location for Daniel W. Munley

227 Penn Ave
Scranton, PA 18503


15 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2005 - 2006

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