Entries by K Ryan

Motorcyclist Injured in Sarasota in Road Rage Incident after Pick-Up Truck Driver Swerves Into Him in Fit of Rage

Motorcyclist Injured in Sarasota A motorcyclist in Sarasota was recently injured after another motorist deliberately swerved directly into the motorcyclist in a fit of road rage after the two had engaged in an argument.  According to a report immediately after the accident by a local ABC News affiliate, and a second report two days later,  […]

Distracted Driving in Florida: On the Rise and Unlikely to Change Any Time Soon

Distracted Driving in Florida: In honor of Distracted Driving Month in April, recently released statistics from the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) showed that 2017 was the worst year on record for accidents involving distracted drivers in Florida. In addition, even though more than 50,000 accidents occurred in 2017 that were attributed to driver inattention, the […]

New Year’s Road Safety Resolutions Can Save Your Life

Safety Resolutions Many people do not consider making road safety a New Year’s Resolution. However, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day are recognized as a dangerous time of year for both pedestrians and motorists.  That means, many people who are slack about roadway safety during this period and the rest of the year, could […]

Woman Files Suit Against Jacksonville Hospital, Claiming Surgical Errors – Spinal Needle Remained in Her Back for 14 Years from Epidural Injection

Woman Files Suit Against Jacksonville Hospital Claiming Surgical Errors According to a report from a local Jacksonville news outlet, a Jacksonville woman recently filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against a naval hospital after discovering only months ago that a portion of a spinal needle was left in her back when she gave birth more than […]

Biomet Hip Replacement Device Recalled by FDA

The Law Firm of Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath wants you to know that a report released Tuesday, November 27, 2018 on NBC’s Today Show indicates that the hip replacement device produced by Biomet has been recalled by the FDA.  But this comes years after research showed that the device could become harmful and […]

Drowsy Driving Accidents and the Holidays

Fatigue presents a serious safety issue for motorist during any season.  But much like drunk driving, driving accidents caused by drowsy drivers tend to spike around the time of major holidays. This is partially attributed to the fact that during the holiday season, more people travel longer distances or spend more time on local roads. In […]

Pedestrian is Killed by Self-Driving Uber Car in Arizona

Pedestrian is Killed A pedestrian wheeling a bicycle across the road was recently killed by an Uber self-driving vehicle in Arizona.  This was the first pedestrian death associated with self-driving vehicles in the United States.  Uber had been testing its self-driving vehicles in Arizona, California, Pennsylvania and Canada.  The company quickly suspended testing in all […]