David M. Gagnon


David, a shareholder at Taylor Day, leads the automobile insurance team in defending first and third-party insurance claims. This includes work in the areas of personal injury protection (PIP), Bodily Injury (BI), Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist and Coverage issues.

In addition to advocating for his clients, David has also served as an expert witness for several national insurance companies and is a Florida state-certified continuing education instructor. When it is time to take a break from the office, David enjoys traveling, running and spending quality time with his wife and three children.

  • Florida State University College of Law, 2000, J.D.
    • Graduated with honors
    • Moot Court Team, Member
  • Florida State University, 1997, B.S.
    • Graduated cum laude
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar Association
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV-Rated*
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2010
  • Best Lawyers in America: Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants (2022 – Present)

*CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

  • “Get me out of Here! How to Level the Playing Field in Small Claims PIP Actions One Proposal for Settlement at a Time,” Trial Advocate Quarterly, Summer, Volume 24 # 3, 2005
  • Changes to the Florida Personal Injury Protection Statute, The Bar Bulletin, January Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, 2008
  • Vestry, Christ Episcopal Church, Ponte Vedra, Present
  • Episcopal Diocese of Florida, Standing Committee, 2013 – 2016
  • Charters and Canons Committee, 2010 – Present