Entries by K Ryan

The Alarming Relationship Between Dementia and Elder Abuse

We hope that our elderly friends and family are treated with the kindness, respect, compassion, and love that all people deserve. However, the reality is far from what we would expect. Millions of elderly adults suffer from some form of elder abuse every year – whether it’s physical, sexual, neglect, or financial.  Elder abuse, a […]

What to Do If Your Spouse Is a Victim of Wrongful Death

If your spouse died as a result of another person’s negligence, the feelings are overwhelming. On top of grieving a death that came too soon, you may also be dealing with hospital bills and other medical expenses. The last thing you should have to do after losing a spouse is worry about how you’re going […]

4 Types of Wrongful Death Cases

If you’ve lost a loved one to someone’s negligent or reckless behavior, you may be entitled to compensation through a wrongful death lawsuit. Florida law states that a wrongful death lawsuit is created when someone succumbs to an injury that would have warranted a personal injury lawsuit. The law allows certain parties to sue on […]

What You Should Know About Theft in Nursing Homes

It’s an ugly fact that Florida nursing home residents aren’t always able to care for or protect themselves or their belongings. They often lose jewelry, clothing, books, or gifts from visiting relatives. But, just as often, these items are taken from vulnerable victims who don’t know where to turn for help. If your loved one […]

Surprising Florida Truck Accident Statistics

Florida may be one of the most beautiful states in the nation, but it also has one of the highest accident rates. Many people flock to Florida to enjoy the weather, beaches, and hospitality. There are also many people seriously injured or killed in auto accidents every year. Truck accidents in particular are a significant […]

Food and Beverage Product Liability: Be Careful What You Eat

The last thing anyone wants after they’ve enjoyed a meal is to become mysteriously and violently ill. If you’ve been hit with a bad case of food poisoning, you are unfortunately familiar with the horrible side effects that can come with eating contaminated or spoiled food. While many people have experienced food poisoning, few are […]

Do I have a case for medical malpractice?

At Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath, we handle a wide variety of cases and seek justice for victims of elder abuse, premises liability, and car accidents, to name a few. We also represent victims of medical malpractice who have suffered at the hands of negligent doctors, nurses, and other medical staff. One of the […]

5 Signs Your Elder May Be Experiencing Abuse

As our loved ones get older, they rely on their relatives, friends, and professional staff to help take care of them and keep them safe. However, it’s an unfortunate reality that many elderly people are mistreated, taken advantage of, and even abused.  The first step that people can take to protect their relatives and friends […]

Proving Worth: How to Claim the Wrongful Death of the Elderly

Losing an elderly loved one is always a difficult experience. However, when the death was caused by negligence or wrongdoing by a nursing home or caretaking facility, it makes the death that much more painful. The wrongful death of an elder is a terrible tragedy that could have been prevented.  Seniors and their families should […]