Category: Medical Malpractice

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…
cosmetic procedure injury
12 Feb 2024 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Navigating Cosmetic Procedure Injuries: A Helpful Guide for Floridians

From minimally invasive treatments to more complex surgeries, cosmetic procedures are generally sought for enhancement and rejuvenation. However, like any medical intervention, they carry risks and potential for injuries, especially if the treating…
27 Nov 2023 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Cancer and medical malpractice cases: How it happens and what you can do about it

A cancer diagnosis can force you into the harsh reality of surgery, chemotherapy, and illness as you fight to overcome the disease. The only thing that may be worse is if your doctor fails to recognize the symptoms soon enough or makes mistakes…
pharmacy errors
31 Oct 2023 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Misdiagnosis: A dangerous form of pediatric malpractice

Children are a parent’s entire world. Parents nurture their children as they grow, see them off to their first day of school, teach them lessons about life, and ensure that they mature into healthy and happy adults. Part of that nurturing…
pharmacy errors
24 Oct 2023 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

5 shocking pharmacy errors that made headlines

When you walk into your local pharmacy to pick up a prescription, you expect the doctor to communicate with the pharmacist and everything is clear and accurate. The truth is that pharmacy errors occur much more frequently than you’d like to…
05 Oct 2023 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Liability for in-flight medical emergencies

Boarding a flight may be exciting when it’s for a vacation or visiting family members. If you travel for work, you may find it less thrilling and look forward to getting off the plane. However, if you experience a medical event onboard, you…
24 Aug 2023 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

5 plastic surgery malpractice cases that are hard to believe

Any kind of surgery comes with real risks. You depend on the surgeon and medical staff to be at their very best: well-trained, careful, and compassionate. When it comes to plastic surgery, patients may want to get a break on the price, but they…
selling medical data to third parties
17 May 2023 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Lawsuits accuse hospitals of selling medical data to third parties

Data is one of the planet’s most valuable commodities. The healthcare industry, which generates vast amounts of personal and medical information, is a prime target for data brokers and other third parties seeking to monetize this information. Lawsuits…
top misdiagnosed disorders in children
13 Mar 2023 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Top 4 misdiagnosed disorders in children

When a child presents symptoms of an illness or disorder, it can be more difficult to properly diagnose them than it would be for an adult. Unfortunately, a misdiagnosis for a child could lead to years of unnecessary, unsuccessful treatments…
virtual doctor misdiagnosis
13 Mar 2023 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

A concerning trend in healthcare: Misdiagnosis might increase with telehealth

Virtual or telehealth appointments spiked in popularity during the Covid-19 pandemic. Even as restrictions for in-person medical care were lifted, online video consultations have remained popular for many Florida residents. Although the convenience…
07 Dec 2022 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Proving medical malpractice: It’s hard but not impossible

Winning a medical malpractice lawsuit may be one of the biggest challenges a plaintiff can face because proving all necessary elements requires an in-depth understanding of the law surrounding the claim and the appropriate way to apply the law…