Daniel P.J. Miller

Daniel P.J. Miller

Daniel P.J. Miller is a civil litigation attorney who joined Tucker & Miller in 1988. He is a partner in the firm and practices in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death, insurance bad faith and product liability. He has handled numerous misdiagnosis malpractice cases involving failure to diagnose cancer, failure to diagnose and treat heart problems and negligent surgery cases in orthopedics, cardiology, oncology and neurosugery. Mr. Miller has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of his clients and received the second largest verdict in an Arizona wrongful death case in 2005. Mr. Miller passionately advocates for his clients. He routinely provides mediation and arbitration services to other attorneys and their clients and accepts cases on both hourly and contingency fee arrangements.

Areas of Practice:

Automobile Injury

Commercial Vehicles
Pedestrian Accidents
Bicycle Accidents
Automotive Defect / Product Liability
Motorcycle Accidents
Truck Accidents
Bus Accidents
Tire Defects and Tread Separation – Bridgestone Firestone Tires
Roof Crush
Seatbelt Failure
Passenger and Driver Ejections
Gas Tank Explosions and Fires

Medical Malpractice

Delayed Diagnosis
Unnecessary Surgery
Brain Injuries
Surgical Error
Orthopedic Surgery

Professional Negligence

Legal Malpractice
Police Misconduct

Insurance Bad Faith

First Party
Third Party
Insurance Contracts

Product Liability

Automobile Design Defects
Aircraft Design
Heavy Equipment Design (Cranes)
Roadway Equipment

Construction Accidents

Negligent Construction


Youth Coach- football, basketball

Areas of Practice

  • Automobile Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Product Liability
  • Construction Accidents

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona


  • University of Arizona College of Law, Tucson, Arizona
    • J.D. – 1984
  • Arizona State University
    • B.S. – 1979

Honors and Awards

  • Volunteer Lawyer Program Top 50 Attorney Award, 2003
  • VLP Attorney of the Month
  • Martindale Hubbell – “AV” Rated

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Arizona Trial Lawyers Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • The Justice Project
  • Volunteers Lawyers Program
  • Community Legal Service

Verdicts & Settlements

  • $18.0 Million – Emergency Room- Failure to Diagnose
  • $9.5 Million – Negligent Performance of Brain Surgery
  • $8.0 Million – Defective Fuel Tank Design
  • $4.5 Million – Failure to Diagnose Cancer/Melanoma
  • $4.0 Million – Emergency Room- Failure to Treat
  • $3.5 Million – Pharmacy Error
  • $2.0 Million – Automobile and Bicyclist Collision
  • $1.8 Million – Automobile and Pedestrian Collision
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