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21 Apr 2014

Welcome to the Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath Blog

The Accidents Safe blog was set up to help keep our clients and the public informed of important safety information that potentially could effect their every day lives.  Auto recalls, defective tires, car seats and many other products or medications…
31 Aug 2016

Don’t Forget your Tire Safety Check

Everyone loves a road trip. When setting out, it’s important to check your car’s safety features and standard equipment before you go. One essential part of this check is your tires. Tire failure is one of the major causes of accidents that…
31 Aug 2016

New Federal Safety Regulations for Rentals

On June 1, a new federal law went into effect regulating the safety of rental cars. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Safe Rental Car Act requires all rental cars to be compliant with current safety…
30 Aug 2016

Takata Airbag Explosion

The horrible story continues as Takata airbags injure and take lives all over the United States of America.  The airbags have been tied to at least 14 deaths and many more serious injuries and is part of the largest automotive recall in history. …
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24 Aug 2016

When a Plane Crashes into a House, Who is Liable?

In most cases, when a plane crash occurs, those killed or seriously injured are the pilots and passengers. In many cases there is an investigation to determine who or what is responsible for the crash, and assign legal and financial responsibility.…
24 Aug 2016

Self-Driving Car Implicated in Fatal Crash

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) most car accidents are caused by driver error. New technologies have begun hitting the market that attempt to remove driver error from the driving experience, hoping to…
22 Aug 2016

The Automobile is nearly 100 years old

The Automobile is nearly 100 years old and certainly Karl Benz, founder of Mercedes Benz automobiles, the first gas powered cars on the road, would roll over in his grave if he knew how bad a shape the auto industry is in today. The Law Firm…
16 Aug 2016

Surgical Errors: Can Newer Laws Affect Damage Awards from Older Injuries?

Doctors diagnosed Kimberly Ann Miles with melanoma in 2002 and successfully the tumor and all traces of the cancer in an outpatient procedure in December 2002. Just to be safe, Miles sought a second opinion from surgical oncologist Dr. Daniel…
16 Aug 2016

How Do Florida Courts Determine Strict Liability in Asbestos Cases?

William P. Aubin worked as a supervisor for his father’s construction company. In the course of his work, Aubin was exposed to drywall joint compounds and ceiling texture sprays that contained asbestos manufactured by the Union Carbide Corporation.…
11 Aug 2016

The Recent Decision in Wilde: Is my cause of action “under” or “limited by” the DRAM Shop Act?

The Fourth District Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Okeechobee Aerie 4137, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Inc. v. Wilde, 41 Fla. L. Weekly D1783a, 2016 WL 4132105 (Fla. 4th DCA Aug. 3, 2016) seems to answer that very question. What Happened…
04 Aug 2016

Why Do I Need an Appellate Practitioner?

Often, trial counsel find themselves in the predicament of having spent countless hours (and, worse, dollars) during discovery and preparing a case for trial to only find themselves in the situation of having lost their case in either a pre-trial…