Category: Car Accident

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…
what happens if you total a financed car
09 Nov 2022

This is What Happens if You Total a Financed Car in Florida

Insurance is required to compensate you for the value of your vehicle after a crash. However, they have no responsibility to pay the outstanding loan that exceeds the value of your car, except in very specific circumstances. If you find yourself…
car crash in parking lot
09 Sep 2022

Car Crashes in Parking Lots vs. Roadways

According to the National Safety Council (NSC), tens of thousands of crashes happen in parking lots and garage structures each year, leading to hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries. The numbers annually amount to around 60,000 people…
pedestrian at fault car accident
09 May 2022

How Pedestrians Can Be At Fault for Car Accidents

Often, car accidents are caused by other drivers, but pedestrians are also the cause of many accidents. If you suspect a pedestrian is at fault for your car accident, connect with your Florida car accident lawyer from Lytal, Reiter, Smith,…
04 Apr 2022

How to Mentally Recover From a Car Accident

We often discuss the physical repercussions of car accidents, but mental injuries can be devastating as well. Unfortunately, victims are less likely to seek treatment for their emotional trauma than they are the physical injuries.  An experienced…
at fault driver dies
10 Mar 2022

Can I still file a claim if the at-fault driver dies in the accident?

If you have been injured in a car accident, you expect to be able to sue the at-fault driver for damages to help cover your medical costs and lost wages. But what happens if the driver who caused the accident dies in the accident? This can…
Cars driving on a dark and rainy night
07 Mar 2022

When to Hire an Attorney After a Car Accident?

In today's world, there is a lot of information available online about how to handle your own personal injury claim.  From books and websites to TV ads, people are bombarded with all kinds of guidance on how to deal with their car accident…
How to Get CCTV Footage of a Car Accident
25 Feb 2022

How to Get CCTV Footage of a Car Accident

If you have been in a car accident, it is important to gather as much evidence as possible to support your case. One of the best ways to do this is by obtaining CCTV footage of the accident. CCTV, or Closed Circuit Television, is used by…
How does an accident affect a car lease
21 Jan 2022

How does an accident affect a car lease?

Leasing is a popular alternative to purchasing. It is frequently considered for people who are just starting out, need an occasional vehicle, or want to trade up to newer models regularly. It is important to know the nuances of leasing before…
who is responsible for road maintenance
07 Jan 2022

Who is responsible for road maintenance?

Major car accidents occur every day in the United States. While many are due to driver negligence, some are due to a lack of proper road maintenance. Who is responsible for road maintenance? That is a question that many drivers have asked…
Who is responsible for car damage from road debris?
03 Dec 2021

Who is responsible for car damage from road debris?

If you’ve driven on a road cluttered with debris, you might be wondering who is responsible for car damage from road debris. Who’s responsible depends on whether or not the driver had adequate warning of the debris. Was the driver aware…