Category: Medical Malpractice

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…
medical malpractice claim on behalf of child
09 May 2022

Tips for Bringing a Medical Malpractice Claim on Your Child’s Behalf

Medical malpractice is when a physician acted negligently when providing care, and that negligence caused an injury. You can only collect damages that you can prove. Determining the long-term costs of injuries is a complex process that demands…
04 Apr 2022

Weight Loss Surgery Complications: Nuisance or Malpractice?

Weight loss surgery is a very popular option for people who have been struggling with obesity for years. It has the potential to be life-changing, not just in terms of physical health but also in terms of mental health and self-esteem. Unfortunately,…
what is the most common birth injury
10 Mar 2022

What is the most common birth injury?

Birth injuries can cause lifelong health problems for the child and cost the parents thousands in rehabilitation or medical equipment. Parents whose new babies have suffered a birth injury often need the help of a lawyer to collect damages…
Can you sue a dentist for pulling the wrong tooth
18 Feb 2022

Can you sue a dentist for pulling the wrong tooth?

This is a question that people often ask, and the answer is not always clear. In some cases, you can sue a dentist for pulling the wrong tooth. However, there are some factors that will be considered in each individual case. If you have been…
What are Florida's medical malpractice caps on damages?
10 Dec 2021

What are Florida's medical malpractice caps on damages?

If you suspect a healthcare professional or institution caused your injury, contact our medical malpractice attorneys today. Our Florida team is experienced with local laws and will offer you the most knowledgeable approach to collecting compensation.  We…
Pregnant woman hospitalized holds her stomach apprehensively.
17 Sep 2021

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…
doctor examines patient chest x-ray
24 Aug 2021

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…
dental malpractice lawsuits
28 Jun 2021

5 Common Dental Malpractice Lawsuits

Feared by children and avoided by many adults, dentists get a bad rap. Just like other medical professionals, dentists provide necessary and sometimes life-changing services.  Unfortunately, just as in other medical fields, dental work is…
Doctor is worried and stressed after wrongful death suit.
23 Jun 2021

Wrongful Death: Hospital Liability

Though surgeries and medical treatments come with inherent risks, it’s still a shock if a loved one dies in the care of qualified medical professionals. In Florida, the death of a loved one entrusted to the care of medical professionals…
Surgeons operate on wrong side of Florida patient
01 Jun 2021

Surgical Errors and Medical Malpractice

All surgery comes with inherent risks, but some risks should never come into play. Florida medical providers have performed surgery on the wrong patient, on the wrong body part, or even on the wrong side of the right patient’s body. These…