St. Petersburg Times 3/13/2008 Thomas C. Tobin TAMPA — The family of Rebecca McKinney called it “the accident.” Their attorney called it “this family’s horror.” Whatever the description, Rebecca’s death after exiting a Pinellas school bus in 2004 has forever changed her family. Sally McKinney will forever replay the vision of her 16-year-old daughter crumpled […]

St. Petersburg Times 7/24/2005 A jury on Saturday found a Tampa construction company negligent in the 2000 death of one of its workers and awarded his family $6.9- million, attorney Steve Yerrid said Saturday night.Misener Marine Construction Co. of Tampa and Interbeton of the Netherlands must pay the award to David Witherow’s family, Yerrid said. […]

St. Petersburg Times 5/23/1999 Tampa – A Hillsborough Circuit court jury has awarded $1.5-million to a Thonotosassa woman who contended two doctors failed to detect a dangerous infection around her husband’s heart.Brian Wilmoth Jr. died in November 1996 at 22 after developing a bacterial infection around his heart, said one of his widow’s attorneys, Steve […]

St. Petersburg Times 11/1/1997 TAMPA – The widow of a Sarasota man killed by his secretary’s husband in 1996 is suing Zephyrhills Spring Water Co. where the victim worked as a branch manager, saying the company ignored threats made by the jealous husband before the shooting.Frank Strampello was gunned down in front of his 12-year-old […]

Tampa Tribune 9/9/1994 Almost $4-million went to the truck driver’s children for loss of parental guidance.A Hillsborough county jury has awarded nearly 4-million to the family of a truck driver killed at a train crossing in 89, designating most of the ____ as compensation to his two children for the intangible loss of parental guidance.The […]