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 […]

Orlando Sentinel 7/1/2011 Iliana Limón A jury ruled the UCF Athletics Association was negligent in the 2008 death of football player Ereck Plancher and awarded his parents $10 million. The group spent about five hours deliberating Thursday night, the 14th day of the Plancher wrongful death trial. Attorneys representing UCFAA and Plancher’s family completed closing […]

Tampa trial attorney and philanthropist Steve Yerrid talks with Bay News 9 about his most recent book, The Making of a Championship Heart (Lessons Learned From Baseball & Life). Drawing from photos of Yankees players past and present (many never before released), and Yankees players’ own words, this beautifully designed and printed book shows how […]

Tampa trial attorney Steve Yerrid, who represents the family of University of Central Florida football player Ereck Plancher, who died during a workout because coaches pushed him too hard knowing he had a medical condition. During opening arguments in the wrongful death trial, Yerrid argues that the 19-year-old died three years ago from complications of sickle […]

Tampa Tribune 6/11/2010 Rob Shaw TAMPA – Steve Yerrid loves the water. And he loves a good legal fight. Now the Tampa-based lawyer who once kicked Big Tobacco’s legal butts has his sights set on the company responsible for the nation’s biggest oil spill ever. Yerrid was named special counsel to Gov. Charlie Crist on Wednesday […]

Tampa trial attorney and philanthropist Steve Yerrid talks with ABC Action News about his most recent book, The Making of a Championship Heart (Lessons Learned From Baseball & Life). Drawing from photos of Yankees players past and present (many never before released), and Yankees players’ own words, this beautifully designed and printed book shows how […]