Tampa Tribune 8/14/2014 Associated Press ORLANDO — The legal fight between the University of Central Florida and the family of a football player who collapsed and died following conditioning drills is headed for Florida’s highest court. On Wednesday, the Florida Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal of the reduction of the monetary award in […]

By KYLE HIGHTOWER, Associated Press | Baynews9.com Wednesday, August 13, 2014 ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The legal fight between the University of Central Florida and the family of a football player who collapsed and died following conditioning drills is headed for Florida’s highest court. On Wednesday, the Florida Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal […]

Tampa, Florida, August 5, 2014 Two Tampa attorneys, Steve Yerrid and Jeffrey D. Murphy, along with attorney Brian Panish from Los Angeles, announced today they have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against The Regents of the University of California. Ted Agu, who was a 21-year-old student athlete and a member of the University of California Berkeley football team, […]

Tampa Bay Times 11/21/2013 John C. Cotey TAMPA — Sean McNamee has had a lot of good days since the bad one that nearly took his life almost two months ago. Wednesday was one of the good days. The 16-year-old Wharton High School football player chatted with the nurses that helped save his life, hugged the […]

Tampa Tribune 1/18/2013 Kevin Wiatrowski TAMPA – The city will seek $50 million in compensation from BP for losses related to the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Mayor Bob Buckhorn announced Thursday. “Although we did not have actual oil contaminate the Tampa region, the negative repercussions are far reaching,” Buckhorn said in a […]

`I miss him every day of my life,’ Gisele Plancher tells Sentinel after jury awards $10 million verdict Orlando Sentinel 7/2/2011 Iliana Limón Gisele Plancher, mother of UCF football player Ereck Plancher, sobbed and reached for the car door handle the moment she learned her son died. “My sister was driving me home when we […]