Category: Premises Liability

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…
negligent security
29 Oct 2021 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

How to prove negligent security?

When citizens visit a business or property, they have a reasonable expectation of safety. They don’t assume that getting their morning coffee, going grocery shopping, or visiting a friend will lead to them being harmed due to premises liability.…
Warning signs are one way to prevent premises liability lawsuits.
08 Oct 2021 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Can you sue for inadequate maintenance?

When you visit a personal residence or retail establishment, you expect a reasonable level of safety. When that is violated, you can suffer serious consequences. Slip-and-falls can cause lifelong injuries, such as broken bones, spinal issues,…
dog bite premises liability
07 Jul 2021 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Dog Bites and Premises Liability

If you’ve been bitten by a dog on someone else’s property, you may be entitled to compensation through a dog bite premises liability lawsuit. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) says that about 4.5 million Americans are…
wet floor marker sits in high-traffic establishement
15 Jun 2021 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Statute of Limitations on Slip and Fall Cases

What is a slip and fall accident? These accidents happen when you trip or fall over on another person’s or entity’s property due to unsafe conditions. If you’ve slipped, tripped, or fallen over unsafe or dilapidated conditions at a Florida…
12 May 2021 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

How do you prove your case in a premises liability lawsuit?

Florida premises liability law states that business or landowners owe visitors and employees a “common-law duty of care.” This means owners must exercise a reasonable duty of care when it comes to keeping their property free of hazards and…
20 Apr 2021 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

4 Ways Businesses Should Prioritize Your Safety

When you enter a Florida business, you can usually assume that you are reasonably safe from harm or injury. However, dangers still lurk in the most mundane spaces. Slips, trips, and falls are the most common causes of injuries at businesses. Here…
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…
17 Jan 2021 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

What Does Premises Liability Cover?

  How can you identify who is liable for an injury at another person’s property? What does premises liability cover? If you have recently been injured in an accident on someone else’s property, it is important to know what steps…
10 Aug 2018 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

What Property Owners should know about Premise Liability Law

Premise Liability Law A commonplace action that most property owners take with built in liability potential is making their premises easily accessible to others. Few people are aware that there are judicial guidelines that determine a property…
22 Jan 2018 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath
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Miami Gardens Television Tower Collapses, Causing Deaths of Three Workers

In a recent South Florida worksite accident, scaffolding outside a television tower in Miami Gardens collapsed on September 28th, killing three people. As reported by the Palm Beach Post, workers were removing equipment at the tower’s top…