Category: Product 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…
11 Dec 2023 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

“Killer antihistamine”: The dangers of cyproheptadine

With a name that’s difficult to pronounce, cyproheptadine may seem like something from a sci-fi movie. However, cyproheptadine danger is an all-too-real threat to the citizens of Florida and is readily available in weight loss remedies made…
dangerous home chemicals
16 Nov 2023 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Hazards under the sink: Top dangerous home chemicals

The products we use to clean our homes often contain dangerous chemicals. These toxins can cause severe injuries or even fatalities if they are not stored correctly and in secure locations. If a hazardous home chemical has injured you or a loved…
danger of keyless cars
07 Nov 2023 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Hidden and not-so-hidden dangers of keyless cars

A few decades ago, the thought of a keyless car would be quite strange, even seeming impossible. There is no doubt, though, that any time a person lost their key, or it broke off in the ignition, such a tool would have been a great thing to…
ford super duty roof lawsuit
30 Jun 2023 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Ford Super Duty roof lawsuits: “Built Ford Tough” is an inaccurate motto

It’s a slogan you’ve probably heard countless times through the years in TV ads – “Built Ford Tough.” But plaintiffs in lawsuits against the huge automaker strongly disagree – at least when it comes to Super Duty pickup trucks made…
17 May 2023 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

The rise and looming fall of gas station heroin

Walking up to the counter at your local 7-Eleven, you might notice an array of supplements and boosters, small bottles of pills or liquid promising strength for your workout, stamina in the bedroom, or energy for a long drive. In this seemingly-innocuous…
catalytic converter theft
12 May 2023 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

9 vehicles most at risk for catalytic converter theft

Catalytic converter theft has been on the rise in recent years, and owners of some vehicles might be bigger targets. Learning how to protect your vehicle, especially if it’s one on the list of popular targets, can help reduce your chances…
defective auto parts
09 Nov 2022 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

10 Most Common Defective Auto Parts

There are more than 30,000 parts in the average car; below, we introduce 10 parts that most often fail due to product defects.  If you suffered an injury due to the failure of a defective auto part, a Florida product liability attorney with…
mcdonalds app glitch
14 Aug 2022 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Customer Sues Over McDonald’s App Glitch

Products and services are meant to function as they’re sold and advertised, and when they don’t, consumers may have legal recourse to collect damages. A recent example through which customers asserted their legal rights against a company…
how to tell if a used car has flood damage
14 Aug 2022 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

How to Tell if Your Used Car Has Flood Damage

When it’s time to purchase a vehicle, many people opt for a used car. Everyone has their own list of things they’re looking for when car shopping, and maybe even a list of things they’re willing to compromise on. One thing they shouldn’t…
dangerous baby products
03 Aug 2022 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

5 Dangerous Baby Products That Are Most Likely to Cause Injuries

Parents want the best for their children, and when it comes to babies, they just want them to be safe and healthy more than anything.  Unfortunately, certain products on the market put your baby at a higher risk of injury. Keep reading to…