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About The Yerrid Law Firm, P.A.

Dedicated Attorneys in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater & the U.S.

The Yerrid Law Firm, P.A. is a firm concentrating in state and federal civil trial practice. The firm has appeared throughout the state of Florida and the United States on behalf of large and small companies, public figures, and private individuals in civil trials and appeals. While the attorneys in the firm possess a diversity of talents, experiences, and backgrounds, they share a common devotion to excellence in both the art of trial, the business of managing litigation, and meeting the specific needs of our clients.

The firm was founded by C. Steven Yerrid, a trial attorney nationally known and recognized as both a leader in his profession and the community. Each of the firm’s members has been involved in a number of significant trials in matters of catastrophic injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, premises liability, vehicular accidents, and products liability. Additionally, our trial lawyers have in-depth experience in litigation of complex commercial matters.

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If you have been injured in an auto collision or other accident and want to begin the process of recovering the financial compensation you deserve, contact our Tampa lawyers who serve clients throughout the state and country.

Result-Oriented Counsel

Over the years, the firm has earned over 300 settlements and verdicts of $1 million or more for individuals and the families of individuals injured or killed by the wrongdoing of others throughout the United States.

While the firm’s experience is substantial and wide-ranging, The Yerrid Law Firm, P.A. remains focused on assisting all its clients. Whether they are individual citizens, small businesses, or major corporations, we keep our caseload low, thus assuring maximum attention is given to the very special people and clients we are honored to represent. This commitment to a specialized area allows the firm to better serve its clients through the use of advanced litigation support mechanisms unfamiliar to many who venture into the courtroom only on occasion. Combining the generalist’s appreciation for the breadth of client concerns with the specialist’s ability to cut to the heart of the problem, The Yerrid Law Firm is closely attuned to the merits and utility of alternative dispute resolution techniques and the firm features a certified mediator as well as an arbitrator. Attorneys at The Yerrid Law Firm continually strive to meet the legal and practical needs of those we are honored to represent.

Our firm has chosen to “advertise” only through accomplishments for its clients, results obtained in the courtroom, and most importantly, the tremendous reputation we have been fortunate to earn by exerting our very best efforts for every client from every walk of life.

About Tampa

With a population going beyond 390,000 people, Tampa is the third largest city in Florida, and is part of the metro area known as the “Tampa Bay Area”, which hosts more than 3.1 million residents.

Major attractions such as Busch Gardens, Disney and Sea World, and Cypress Gardens, Floridians and visitors alike bring people outdoors to enjoy the sunshine most of the year in Tampa. As one of Florida’s brightest spots, Tampa Bay continues to boom with a lower cost of living, excellent education, and abundance of outdoor activities. And of course, we can’t forget the infamous teams that the area is known for – from the NFL to the NHL, MLB, and nearly any major sport in between.

If the heat and sun get to be too much, there are always bustling performing arts, clubs, and galleries to soak in as much artistic diversity as possible.

Real People, Real Stories

  • A pitbull in the courtroom

    “Mr. Yerrid is an AV-rated "Superlawyer" with phenomenal trial skills in all types of serious injury and wrongful death matters. Although a pitbull in the courtroom, Mr. Yerrid is compassionate with his clients.”

    - Robert G.
  • Highly recommend

    “David is an extremely talented and effective trial attorney. I highly recommend him.”

    - Daniel M.
  • Anyone who hires him is in good hands

    “I have known Jeff for many years and have co-counseled personal injury cases with him. He is knowledgeable and tireless. Anyone who hires him is in good hands.”

    - Julian S.

Settlements & Verdicts

  • $330,000,000 Car Crash/Defective Product

    A drunk driver ran a stop sign and crashed into the side of the van killing a 13-year-old due to a seat belt product defect.

  • $216,800,000 Medical Malpractice

    Failure to diagnose cerebellar stroke patient presenting to an emergency department and unlicensed practice of medicine causing incomplete quadriplegic.

  • $64,500,000 Workplace Accident/Premises Liability - Contractor

    Worker installing prefabricated modular building suffered crushed pelvis and internal injuries due to contractor failure to prepare construction site.

  • $30,700,000 Insurance Bad Faith

    The insurer failed to timely settle an uninsured motorist claim that resulted in jury verdict of $30,700,000.

  • $15,252,742 Auto Accident

    Vehicle operated by defendant was traveling at a high rate of speed while under the influence, struck a curb, and traveled into the lanes of Plaintiff. Plaintiff suffered severe bodily injuries.

  • $15,000,000 Auto-Trucking Crash/Wrongful Death

    Husband and father of four killed when a locomotive frame came off the transport trailer and crashed into his vehicle resulting in immediate death.

  • $13,100,000 Auto-Trucking Crash/Wrongful Death

    Husband and father of four killed when a locomotive frame came off the transport trailer and crashed into his vehicle resulting in immediate death.

  • $8,000,000 Civil Engineering Malpractice

    Civil engineer failed to identify wetlands on plans causing construction to cease.


An Award-Winning Legal Team

The firm’s record of success and commitment to excellence has afforded it the opportunity to represent a coveted and prestigious list of clients throughout the nation. Steve Yerrid, president of the firm, is proud to have been one of 11 lawyers selected by the Governor of the State of Florida to represent the state in its historic lawsuit against the cigarette industry on behalf of Florida’s taxpayers and children, which resulted in the largest civil monetary settlement ($13 billion dollars) in history. The Yerrid Law Firm is honored that Steve Yerrid is a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, an “invitation only” organization consisting of the best 100 plaintiff lawyers in the country, as well as an inducted member of the National Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame. All members of the firm are extremely active in bar functions and frequently lecture at continuing legal education seminars, as well as participate in civic and charitable groups dedicated to the advancement of community goals, children’s causes, and the advancement of public good.

Call us at (888) 214-1442 or fill out our online contact form today to speak to a member of our team.

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