Florida Personal Injury Attorney & Car Accident Lawyer

The Capaz Law Firm, P.A. is committed to providing individual attention and working hard to achieve our clients’ goals. The firm focuses its practice in the areas of civil litigation and plaintiff’s tampa personal injury, including tractor-trailer accidentscar accidents and catastrophic injuries.


The Capaz Law Firm has extensive knowledge and experience in handling Tampa Personal Injury cases, civil litigation, and insurance claims. Dereck G. Capaz, Esq., managing partner of the firm, is an AV® Preeminent™ rated attorney. The AV® Preeminent™ rating indicates that an attorney has reached the height of professional excellence, demonstrating the highest level of skill, ethics and integrity. An AV Rating is achieved only through independent peer review. We make a personal commitment to each and every client. We understand that each case is different and requires a specific plan tailored to the facts and circumstances of each individual and his or her legal situation. From the first consultation, the Capaz Law Firm will be available to discuss the details of your case and answer any questions you may have, and we will continue to provide personal attention throughout the entire process. If we are privileged enough to represent you and your family, we will do everything in our power to fight to achieve the best results.

Million Dollar Advocate Forum Attorney Member

Million Dollar Advocates Forum ®

Dereck Capaz is a proud member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Million Dollar Advocates Forum is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members of this highly sought after recognition.

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Super Lawyers Attorney

Super Lawyers

Dereck Capaz was selected for inclusion and named in the 2009 – 2018 editions of Florida Super Lawyers.

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AV® Preeminent™ Rated

Dereck Capaz has earned the AV-Preeminent Rating for legal proficiency and ethical standards from Martindale-Hubbell and

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Every driver in Florida has a duty to operate their vehicle in a safe manner. Capaz Law Firm represents those who have been injured or suffered property damage as a result of a car accident.


Injuries due to dangerous or hazardous conditions, inadequate security, or unsafe building. Injuries involving slip-and-fall accidents are considered to be premises liability injuries.


Accidents involving large trucks can be devastating to the victim and their family. Capaz Law Firm has experience with the complexities of truck accident investigations and litigation, and vigorously represents its clients to recover just compensation.


Wrongful Death is a statutory claim that may be brought by a surviving spouse, children, and parents of a decedent to compensate for losses sustained as a result of the wrongful death of a family member.


Accidents involving 18-wheelers, tractor-trailers, or semi-trucks usually involve catastrophic injuries and complex legal matters. Capaz Law Firm is familiar with the laws which regulate truckers and trucking companies, and has experience in holding them accountable for the personal injuries and other damages caused as a result of their negligence.


An insurance dispute can involve a disagreement with an insurance company over the amount of available benefits or the existence of coverage. Capaz Law Firm helps clients present claims against insurance companies that refuse benefits or fail to pay the full amount of a claim that the policyholder is rightfully and lawfully entitled to be paid.

A Tampa AV® Preeminent™ Rated Attorney

Watch and learn what it means to be an AV® Preeminent™ rated attorney. The AV® Preeminent™ designation is Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer review rating of a legal professional’s skills and ethics. Capaz Law Firm focuses in the areas of civil litigation and plaintiff’s Tampa Personal Injury, including tractor-trailer accidents, auto accidents, premises liability and insurance claims.

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Florida Personal Injury Attorney & Car Accident Lawyer

Capaz Law Firm offers tenacious and aggressive representation in a vast array of Tampa Personal Injury cases. Our skilled trial attorneys can provide you with exceptional advocacy at every stage of the proceedings. Follow the links below to learn more about our areas of practice.

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