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 […]

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 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 […]