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ada compliance in nursing homes
22 Jul 2022
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Americans With Disabilities Act 32nd Anniversary: Compliance in Nursing Homes

Nursing homes are expressly covered under Title III regulations in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA was created to protect individuals with disabilities from discrimination in all areas of public life, including schools, transportation,…
motorcycle accident no helmet
09 May 2022

Do I have a case if I was in a motorcycle accident with no helmet?

If you or a loved one were in a motorcycle accident with no helmet, you may be worried that you may not have a case.  However, in Florida, it is possible for injured motorcyclists to recover compensation even if they weren’t wearing a…
what is an attractive nuisance
09 May 2022

What is an “attractive nuisance?”

If a child is injured due to certain features or objects on the property that were not effectively safeguarded against the potential of wandering children, the property owner can be liable due to a concept known as an “attractive nuisance.” An…
defective gift
09 May 2022

I received a defective gift. What do I do?

An item you received as a gift could be broken or defective, or even recalled by the company that produced it.  In 2021 alone, there were over 400 recalls of food, medical, and cosmetic products reported by FDA-regulated companies. The Consumer…
warning signs of memory loss
09 May 2022

Does your loved one live in a nursing home? Watch for these warning signs of memory loss.

As our loved ones age, it is important to watch out for signs of memory loss. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) notes that dementia is not a singular disease, but a general term for an impaired ability to remember, think,…
medical malpractice claim on behalf of child
09 May 2022
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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…
pedestrian at fault car accident
09 May 2022
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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,…
Doctor using medical devices in a lab
05 Apr 2022

5 Types of Defective Medical Products

Are you suffering from a defective medical product? If so, you’re not alone. The Food and Drug Administration estimates that more than one million people are injured by defective products every year.  Defective medical products can be…
Woman who has slipped and fallen on ice
05 Apr 2022

What to do when you slip and fall on ice?

Florida isn’t known for ice, which makes it all the more surprising when you come across a patch and lose your footing.  You may be so shocked or embarrassed that you try to downplay your injuries. And some people think they can tough…
Termination of Employment on an office desk
05 Apr 2022

Can a truck driver be fired for an accident?

Truck drivers have a huge responsibility on their shoulders. Their entire industry - and much of the economy - depends upon the safe delivery of products.  To keep America running smoothly, truckers must undergo rigorous training to become…
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,…
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…