Category: Motorcycle Accident

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…
florida motorcycle laws
15 May 2023 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Essential Florida motorcycle laws: Avoid tickets, avoid collisions

Whether you’re visiting the Sunshine State for Daytona Bike Week or looking for a more fuel-efficient way to commute to work, motorcycle riding is popular year-round in Florida. Staying safe while you ride is important since a motorcyclist…
28 Oct 2022 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Gearing up for Biketoberfest? Review These Florida Lane-Splitting Laws Before You Go

Biketoberfest is a fantastic event in Daytona. If you love to ride and haven’t experienced it before, you owe it to yourself to do just that, but make sure you do it safely and that you arrive there safely because motorcycle accidents can…
motorcycle accident no helmet
09 May 2022 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

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…
20 Dec 2018 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Motorcyclist Injured in Sarasota in Road Rage Incident after Pick-Up Truck Driver Swerves Into Him in Fit of Rage

Motorcyclist Injured in Sarasota A motorcyclist in Sarasota was recently injured after another motorist deliberately swerved directly into the motorcyclist in a fit of road rage after the two had engaged in an argument.  According to a report…
30 Jul 2018 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Uninsured Motorist and Personal Injury Claims

When an accident involving uninsured motorists occurs, it is reasonable to be concerned about getting compensation for damages. Although all vehicle owners are required by law to have “automobile liability insurance” the reality is that…
dirt bike accident
26 Jul 2018 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath
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Star Delray Beach Football Player Killed in Dirt Bike Accident

According to a recent Sun-Sentinel report, an Atlantic High School senior and star football player from Delray Beach was recently killed when his dirt bike crashed into an SUV in nearby Greenacres.  The accident occurred when the dirt bike,…
19 Feb 2018 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath
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Motorcycle Accident Kills Two in Central Florida

A recent motorcycle accident in the Villages in Citrus County in Central Florida serves as a reminder of the dangers of operating a motorcycle in a state in which many drivers are elderly and may not have the reaction time of a younger driver. …
28 Sep 2016 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Florida’s Motorcycle Fatality Problem

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcycle deaths comprise 15% of all highway deaths in America. In contrast to cars, which have seen a consistent national decline in fatal accidents over the last 20…
08 Jun 2016 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath
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Teen Killed in Motorcycle Crash to Become Poster Boy for Safety

Motorcycles are often invisible to cars.  Many fatal accidents are caused by drivers who are unaware of a motorcycle and fail to see them merging into traffic or crossing into their lane. One such incident resulted in the tragic death of Panama…