Entries by K Ryan

Blogs By K Ryan

Does elder abuse occur in nursing homes?

Trusted friends and family may mean well by putting elders in a nursing home, but they can unexpectedly make their loved one a victim of elder abuse by doing so. Quality nursing homes have their reputations ruined by bad care facilities. In Florida, elder abuse is rampant within nursing homes where little regard is given […]

Can you sue for inadequate maintenance?

When you visit a personal residence or retail establishment, you expect a reasonable level of safety. When that is violated, you can suffer serious consequences. Slip-and-falls can cause lifelong injuries, such as broken bones, spinal issues, and traumatic brain injuries. Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath believe that you should feel safe when you visit […]

What happens if an uninsured driver hits you?

If you have been injured in a car accident, you can seek damages from the other driver’s insurance company. However, if the driver who hit you was uninsured, it becomes more complicated to seek compensation. A Florida car accident attorney can provide answers. Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath know how debilitating car accidents can […]

Common Types of Product Liability Claims

If you or a loved one have been injured or suffered damages due to a product you used, you may have a product liability claim. Every product has the potential to be defective. That’s why there are laws in place to protect consumers. When companies knowingly or unknowingly violate these laws, they put us all […]

How common are pregnancy-related deaths?

Unfortunately, over 700 women die annually due to pregnancy-related complications in the United States. This statistic shows that it is far too common in our society. Pregnancy is a time of change for women’s bodies. Most of these changes are normal and completely healthy. However, some changes can be important to note as they can […]

Who can file a wrongful death claim?

Losing a loved one is one of the most tragic things that can happen to a person. If that loss was due to someone else’s negligence, it can be more challenging to overcome your grief. When these tragic accidents happen, you need closure. One of the best ways to get justice for your lost loved […]

Misdiagnosis: Can you sue?

When it comes to medical advice or care, we usually trust the professionals. But what happens when the professionals get it wrong? Unfortunately, doctors and other medical professionals are capable of making dangerous mistakes such as misdiagnoses. If you or your loved one has been negatively impacted by such malpractice, you may find yourself asking […]

5 Risk Factors for Elder Abuse

One in six adults over the age of 60 has experienced abuse within the past year. The rate of abuse in nursing homes and care facilities is also high, with two in three staffers reporting they have abused a charge in the past year. Elder abuse in Florida can take many forms, including emotional, financial, […]