Category: Catastrophic Injury

21 Apr 2014 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

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…
04 Dec 2023 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Non-traumatic acquired brain injury vs. traumatic brain injury: What you need to know

Want to know the greatest difference between a non-traumatic acquired brain injury (ABI) and a traumatic brain injury (TBI)? It all comes down to where the injury came from: ABIs are caused by internal factors, while TBIs are caused by external…
fire prevention week 2023
09 Oct 2023 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Fire Prevention Week 2023: Theme, tips & more

October and Halloween go hand in hand, but this crisp, cozy fall month is also the week to raise awareness for fire prevention. October 8 to 14, 2023, is National Fire Prevention Week 2023. But not everyone may feel excited about this week’s…
how to treat a burn injury
10 Aug 2023 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

How to treat a burn injury before paramedics arrive

A burn is one of the most painful injuries a person can experience. In some burn scenarios, it is obvious the victim needs emergency care, and there are steps you can take to treat the injury before paramedics arrive. Other times, it can take…
long-term effects of multiple concussions
15 May 2023 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Long-term effects of multiple concussions

The majority of people who suffer one mild to moderate concussion often heal within three months, but not everyone is so fortunate. Approximately 30% of people with concussions have lingering symptoms and the risk of long-term complications…
talk and die syndrome
03 Aug 2022 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath
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Talk and Die Syndrome: When ‘Minor’ Head Injuries Turn Deadly

Talk and die syndrome is a term used to describe the phenomenon when someone sustains what seems to be a minor head injury, appears to be fine, and then suddenly dies.  Usually, it starts with someone hitting their head, and then they will…
09 Mar 2021 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath
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Puddles and Rain: Make Them Go Away or Pay The Price

As one of the wettest states in the nation, Floridians are used to spontaneous rain and severe thunderstorms. It’s not uncommon to see puddles everywhere you go. While puddles may be fun to splash around in, they can turn into a premises liability…
car hit by train
09 Oct 2019 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath
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$7 Million Settlement for Woman Hit by Passenger Train in West Palm Beach

Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey, & Fronrath just secured a $7-million settlement for Tairia Lee. She was crossing the railroad tracks on 25th Street in West Palm Beach when a passenger train slammed into her car without warning. Lytal, Reiter,…
23 Aug 2019 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath
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The CDC Investigating Disturbing Pattern of Lung Damage in Teens Possibly Caused by E-Cigarettes

The CDC and state health departments around the country are investigating a cluster of severe lung illnesses caused possibly by vaping. The investigation centers around 94 cases in 14 states from June 28 to Aug. 15 of this year. The CDC…
30 Nov 2018 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath
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Woman Files Suit Against Jacksonville Hospital, Claiming Surgical Errors - Spinal Needle Remained in Her Back for 14 Years from Epidural Injection

Woman Files Suit Against Jacksonville Hospital Claiming Surgical Errors According to a report from a local Jacksonville news outlet, a Jacksonville woman recently filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against a naval hospital after discovering…