Category: Premises Liability

21 Apr 2014

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…
amusement park safety
17 May 2023

The reality of carnival and amusement park safety in Florida

In Florida, year-round nice weather means year-round fun at amusement parks and carnivals. One of the biggest concerns for many people is safety in amusement park rides, especially after recent news stories about fatal accidents. When the…
can I sue the state of florida dry tortuga
10 Nov 2022

Problems in the Park: Suing the State of Florida for Injuries

Florida has 175 state parks and 11 national parks –  all of which are spectacular.  Although they’re beautiful, many of them pose dangers that visitors might not anticipate. In fact, some Florida state parks are among the most dangerous…
trespassing in gated community
03 Aug 2022

Who Could Be Liable for Trespassing in Your Gated Community

If you live in a gated community and someone who doesn’t live there trespasses and commits a crime, there may be some question as to who can be held responsible. If a trespasser breaks in and steals something or assaults a resident, who…
can I sue gym for injury
26 Jul 2022

Workout Woes: Can I sue the gym for my injury?

During the nationwide COVID-19 lockdowns, many gyms were closed, but as things opened back up, people got back to working out at exercise facilities. In 2021, there were more than 409,000 reported injuries that occurred as a result of exercise…
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…
In Shop Buying Groceries Wearing Face Masks
04 Apr 2022

All About Grocery Store Slip and Fall Cases

If you have ever been injured in a slip and fall accident at a grocery store, you may be wondering if you can file a lawsuit against the store.  The answer to this question depends on a variety of factors, including the state where the accident…
Construction of a home
07 Mar 2022

Does homeowners insurance cover wrongful death?

One of the more difficult situations homeowners face is if an individual dies on their property. Depending on how this happens, insurance companies could refuse to pay for the loss because it was a result of negligence. Some rules determine…
how to charge someone with trespassing
11 Feb 2022

Premises Liability: How to Charge Someone With Trespassing

It’s frightening to know that someone was on your property or in your home without your permission, and with good reason. Many crimes, particularly robberies and assaults, begin with the simple act of trespassing.  Pressing charges against…
who is responsible for road maintenance
07 Jan 2022

Who is responsible for road maintenance in Florida?

Major car accidents occur every day in the United States. While many are due to driver negligence, some are due to a lack of proper road maintenance. Who is responsible for road maintenance? That is a question that many drivers have asked…
Who is responsible for car damage from road debris?
03 Dec 2021

Who is responsible for car damage from road debris?

If you’ve driven on a road cluttered with debris, you might be wondering who is responsible for car damage from road debris. Who’s responsible depends on whether or not the driver had adequate warning of the debris. Was the driver aware…