Welcome to our Blog Page. Here you’ll find out more about the hottest topics in personal injury law, learn about product recalls and get some practical advice on how to protect you and your loved ones from potentially harmful products on the market right now. Should you ever suffer a personal injury and need professional representation to help you get fair compensation, you will also find relevant information about working with an expert legal team like Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath.

16 Sep 2014

The Pros and Cons of Class Action Lawsuits

In 2011, the Florida Department of Agriculture was ordered to pay nearly $14 million, plus interest, to more than 40,000 Palm Beach County homeowners as compensation for the destruction of more than 66,000 healthy residential citrus trees in…
16 Sep 2014

Beware of Mismanaged Medications

The Daytona Beach Health and Rehabilitation Center has again been cited for a medication error, this time for a giving a patient double the medication he was supposed to take.  One of the Center’s previous citations was for giving a medication…
16 Sep 2014

$70 Million NCAA Concussion Settlement for College Athletes

As part of an agreement to settle several consolidated class action head-injury lawsuits filed by its former players, the NCAA is paying $70 million for a medical monitoring program that will include medical testing and evaluation of current…
16 Sep 2014

Risk Factors for Child Auto Accident Injury and Death

A new Florida law has just raised the age for child restraint device use in motor vehicles.  Once a child outgrows their infant car seat, they must ride either in a larger seat with a 5-point harness or a booster seat—until their sixth birthday.…
16 Sep 2014

Vehicle Defects That May Lead To Big Wins Or Settlements

Since 1968, our firm has handled thousands of cases involving vehicle defects.  Following are the types of defects that we have found often lead to big wins in court, or substantial settlements: Unintended Acceleration Beginning in 2009,…
16 Sep 2014

How a Catastrophic Injury Can Turn Into a Potential Products Liability Class Action Suit

Although school busses are widely acknowledged to be among the safest vehicles on the road, this is no consolation for the family of Aaron Beauchamp or for the more than 50 other children who over the past 11 years have been killed while riding…
16 Sep 2014

Florida Traffic Accident Statistics Show a Surge in Crashes

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles reports that approximately 2,400 people die in Florida crashes each year – 6 or 7 lives lost on average per day.  While many of the more than 200,000 crash investigations are accidents,…
16 Sep 2014

Common Categories of Medical Negligence

A properly managed medical negligence case not only serves to assure that the victim and their loved ones are fairly compensated, but may also have far-reaching implications for other victims of medical malpractice. The recent case McCall v.…
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…