Category: Elder Abuse

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…
Abused elder sits alone at table in contemplation
17 Jun 2021 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Trusting Caretakers: Why Some Resort to Elder Abuse

Caring for an elderly relative, hiring a caretaker, or housing an elderly relative in an assisted living facility is a draining decision for everyone involved. Finances are often one of the top concerns for those seeking a caretaker in Florida.…
06 May 2021 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

The Alarming Relationship Between Dementia and Elder Abuse

We hope that our elderly friends and family are treated with the kindness, respect, compassion, and love that all people deserve. However, the reality is far from what we would expect. Millions of elderly adults suffer from some form of elder…
22 Apr 2021 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

What You Should Know About Theft in Nursing Homes

It’s an ugly fact that Florida nursing home residents aren’t always able to care for or protect themselves or their belongings. They often lose jewelry, clothing, books, or gifts from visiting relatives. But, just as often, these items…
31 Mar 2021 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

5 Signs Your Elder May Be Experiencing Abuse

As our loved ones get older, they rely on their relatives, friends, and professional staff to help take care of them and keep them safe. However, it’s an unfortunate reality that many elderly people are mistreated, taken advantage of, and…
11 Feb 2021 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Why Do Seniors Endure Abuse? Questions for an Elder Abuse Attorney

As family members and friends of senior citizens, we expect our vulnerable adults to live out the remainder of their lives in peace. Unfortunately, elder abuse is a common problem, regardless of whether the senior lives at home or in a long-term…
14 Jan 2021 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

How To Report Elder Abuse

According to the National Council on Aging, ten percent of those over 60 years of age will experience elder abuse in their lifetime. Moreover, it is exceedingly difficult for senior citizens to escape. This is true whether a senior lives…
holding elderly person hand
05 Oct 2019 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Signs of Elder Abuse

When choosing a nursing care facility for a loved one, we never expect there to be neglect or even abuse. Unfortunately, these situations do happen and you need to recognize the warning signs and get help immediately from professionals that…
10 Sep 2018 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath
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Helpful Facts about Personal Injury Accidents

Personal Injury Accidents A Personal injury accident can happen at any time.  Most people think of personal injury law only in terms of vehicular accidents.  However, personal injury law covers a range of situations where the negligence…