Category: Truck Accidents

21 Apr 2014 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath
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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…
A truck full of chemicals in the middle of the road after a common type of truck accident.
16 May 2024 by ESIadmin

These are the most common types of truck accidents in Florida

Truck accidents in Florida are often the result of negligence, recklessness, adverse weather conditions, and driver inexperience. These incidents can lead to severe injuries and, tragically, sometimes fatalities. If you've been involved in a…
truck parking crisis
30 Jun 2023 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Do you know there’s a truck parking crisis in the U.S.?

Imagine you’re driving to a job interview. You want to make a good impression, so you leave your home in plenty of time. But once you arrive, the parking lot is packed. You keep looking and looking but no one’s leaving. The nearest lot is…
Termination of Employment on an office desk
05 Apr 2022 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

Can a truck driver be fired for an accident?

Truck drivers have a huge responsibility on their shoulders. Their entire industry - and much of the economy - depends upon the safe delivery of products.  To keep America running smoothly, truckers must undergo rigorous training to become…
Truck on a motorway
07 Mar 2022 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

What is "burden of proof" in my truck accident lawsuit?

If you have been injured in a truck accident, you may be wondering how to collect compensation for your damages. You need to file a truck accident lawsuit that includes a personal injury claim, and to collect damages, the burden of proof will…
What is driver fatigue
28 Jan 2022 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

What is driver fatigue?

Truck drivers spend hours behind the wheel each day, typically covering great distances to transport goods to multiple locations. The amount of time they spend on the road leaves them highly susceptible to driver fatigue. Yet, it's not just…
14 Apr 2021 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath
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Surprising Florida Truck Accident Statistics

Florida may be one of the most beautiful states in the nation, but it also has one of the highest accident rates. Many people flock to Florida to enjoy the weather, beaches, and hospitality. There are also many people seriously injured or killed…
23 Feb 2021 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath

What should you do at the scene of big truck accidents?

Although some auto accidents are minor, those that involve large commercial trucks often lead to significant injuries, serious property damage, and even loss of life. With this in mind, what should you do at the scene of big truck accidents…
15 Jan 2018 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath
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Accident Involving Tractor Trailer in Orlando Leaves One Dead

A recent crash on Interstate 4 in central Florida involving a tractor trailer left one person dead.  According to a report from the Orlando Sentinel regarding the occurrence, the accident occurred in the middle of the day just outside Orlando. …
12 Oct 2016 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath
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When Trucks Collide: 2 Dead, 1 Injured in State Road 80 Tractor-Trailer Crash

A tragic crash involving two tractor trailers and a small Mazda sedan left two people dead in early March 2016. South Bay resident Jeremy Banks, 21 left for work at 4am to get to his job at the Osceola Farms sugar cane mill. He would never make…
15 Jun 2016 by Lytal, Reiter, Smith, lvey & Fronrath
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Miami Dump Truck Crash Causes 11-Car Pileup and One Death

Traffic accidents plague the state of Florida, causing multiple injuries and deaths on our roads every year. A recent multi-vehicle accident in Miami sent seven people to the hospital. The accident also resulted in one fatality, a female passenger…