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The Hidden Dangers Behind Florida’s Flourishing Tourism Industry: Occupational Injuries

Posted on by in Personal Injury

Florida welcomes tens of thousands of tourists from all over the world every year. Everybody enjoys a cruise on the ocean or a ride in the amusement park. But these can turn into an unpleasant experience if the supervisors or employers do not provide proper training and protection for the workers or if they fail to provide the necessary warning signage for customers. The lack of elementary preparation and secured coordination can cause irreversible damages to workers or passengers who have the right to file a lawsuit and claim for damage compensation. Find out what you can do if you have suffered an accident caused by a company in Florida's tourism industry.

Tourism Work-Related Accident Statistics

Everybody has the right to a healthy and safe workplace in the tourism industry and to enjoy tourism services devoid of risks. Unfortunately, many employees working in this field and people who pay for different industry services get injured. As a result, they may have to bear physical and emotional pain, financial loss, and take days off work. All these are damages that you can normally claim compensation for, provide that you work with an experienced lawyer who can prove that the negligence of a company or individual caused your injuries.

Some of the most common causes of tourism-related accidents include:

  • Lack of proper instructions and training;
  • Lack of proper warning signage
  • Lifting heavy objects;
  • Exposure to chemicals;
  • Driving motor vehicles or working on mobile equipment

Who Can Be Sued?

Filing a complaint after incurring injuries due to a company activating in Florida's tourism industry can be complicated. You'll need an expert that is familiarized with the regulations and operations of this field. With many years of experience, our skilled attorneys can explain your rights and establish the validity of your claim. Even if the company's carelessness is not enough to hold them responsible, you can proceed against this company if you prove:

  • Their intention, but not negligence caused your injury
  • Their insolvency - insufficient funds to cover the insurance

At The Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary, our attorneys have extended experience in litigating tourism-related cases and they can help you fight for your rights. We can provide a professional free evaluation of your case and advocate for you successfully in the court.

If you suffered any damage or personal injury while performing an activity in a tourism-related institution or area, you should come immediately at The Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary, for a free evaluation of your case.

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