So, you've suffered an injury due to an accident that was someone else's fault. You're unable to return to your normal duties and have to take a lesser paying job. Is there something that can help your situation besides collecting workman's comp?
Firstly, you're not the only one, and secondly, we're here to help. More than 375K Floridians are employed in at least 14K manufacturing companies in:
- traditional industries - like electronics, printing, food processing
- modern industries - like laser, photonics, and aerospace or aviation.
But, suffering an injury while working happens more often than we think. People get injured, even killed when working on a Florida company's property or while engaged in a company's business.
If you get hurt while working in the manufacturing industry in Florida, you could sue an independent third party for injuries you sustained while working; for instance, if you used a defective product that caused you harm.
Guiding You Through the Legal Process After an Accident at Work Causes Harm
Accidents and negligence in the manufacturing industry can cause serious external and internal injuries, if not death. These accidents are often associated with industrial worksites, but they may also happen in other workplace settings.
If you've suffered a serious and lasting injury, we will pursue compensation for:
- medical bills and care
- lost income
- other collateral damages.
The Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary represents individuals who have been injured as a result of another party's negligence. Sean M. Cleary, Miami personal injury attorney has the demonstrated ability to win justice in cases of catastrophic injury. He is an experienced personal injury attorney who has recovered compensation for clients in big personal injury and wrongful death cases across South Florida.
If you were injured while on the job, consult immediately our specialized Miami personal injury attorney to start the investigation of your personal injury case. At The Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary, we fight for your legal rights and compensation for your damages.
Putting Our Investigative Resources to Work for Any Type of Accidents in the Manufacturing Industry
We know that victims of workplace accidents in the manufacturing industry often sustain serious injuries, such as:
- Severe burns
- Nerve damage
- Brain damage
- Heart problems
- Bone fractures from falling
- Amputation injuries
- Musculoskeletal disorders
- Illnesses due to toxic exposure
- Spinal cord injuries
- Skin disorders
- Respiratory problems
- Hearing loss
- Vision loss
- Wrongful death
Accident cases can prove challenging to investigate. These matters require representation from attorneys with the knowledge and skill to successfully advocate for your rights. Our attorney has handled many scenarios of workplace accidents and deaths, including those involving workers in the manufacturing industry.
Adequately investigating these matters requires an understanding of industry standards and best practices. We have the resources to hire professional investigators who can identify the negligence of:
- property owners
- utility companies
- other parties who may hold some responsibility.
70% of our national economy is represented by manufacturing companies. According to Manufacturing Statistics, the number of manufacturing jobs increased with 12.3K recently. Recently, there were 20,451 manufacturing companies in Florida.
- Computer and electronic products: 41,219 employees
- Transportation equipment: 40,970 employees
- Fabricated metal products: 37,878 employees
- Food: 31,346 employees
- Medical equipment & miscellaneous: 31,765 employees
- Machinery: 27,287 employees
- Chemicals: 20,267 employees
- Printing and related support activities: 17,675 employees
- Nonmetallic mineral products: 20,424 employees
- Plastics and rubber products: 12.779 employees
In dangerous industries such as manufacturing, the employees are very exposed to having working accidents. In Florida, there were 309 fatal work injuries over the course of one year. 33 of these fatal injuries were caused by contact with objects and equipment.
- Transportation incidents: 73 fatal injuries
- Falls, slips, trips: 49 fatal injuries
- Violence and other injuries by persons or animals: 48 fatal injuries
- Exposure to harmful substances or environments: 28 fatal injuries
- Fires and explosions: 12 fatal injuries
|Industry||Total fatal injuries (number)|
|Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing||8|
|Wood product manufacturing||11|
|Printing and related support activities||8|
|Petroleum and coal products manufacturing||7|
|Plastics and rubber products manufacturing||16|
|Nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing||32|
|Primary metal manufacturing||25|
|Fabricated metal product manufacturing||41|
|Computer and electronic product manufacturing||4|
|Electrical equipment, appliance, and component manufacturing||8|
|Transportation equipment manufacturing||29|
|Furniture and related product manufacturing||9|
Securing Compensation That Covers the Long-Term Effects of Getting Hurt at a Manufacturing Company
We know that people who have been badly injured on the job may continue to suffer debilitating symptoms for months, years, or in some cases, that stick with them for the rest of their lives. Long-term consequences vary, but several conditions are common following a serious injury, including neurological injuries and chronic pain.
Our legal team also works with the family and many professionals to detail:
- the past, present, and future impact of the injury, including surgery and care pain management
- physical therapy
- lost earnings
- vocational rehabilitation
- pain and suffering
- reduced quality of life.
Even after an on-the-job injury heals, financial difficulties can linger. Over the course of just one year, the National Safety Council estimated the total cost of workplace injuries at a staggering $198B.
Our knowledgeable Miami personal injury lawyer understands the magnitude of these complications and the extensive cost of long-term treatment. We work to ensure that our clients get the best medical care possible while striving for full compensation for their losses and ongoing hardships.
Who Can Be Sued?
At The Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary, we provide a professional free evaluation case and collaborate with private investigators to hold accountable the responsible parties and help you recover your damage. Among the responsible parties, there could be:
- The designer of the manufacturing equipment, or the defective part
- The manufacturer of defective equipment and machines, or defective safety equipment
Florida's manufacturers produce diversified products, ranging from food and plastics to vehicles and aerospace products. More than 355K people are employed in about 19K manufacturing companies in Florida that make over $48K each year.
- Actavis, Inc.
- Beckman Coulter
- ClosetMaid Corporation
- ConMed Linvatec
- Correct Craft
- Creative Sign Designs
- Custom Cable
- Danfoss Turbocor
- DRS Technologies
- Florida's Natural Growers
- Gerdau Ameristeel
- Goya Foods
- Green Circle Bio Energy
- Green Technologies
- JRL Ventures
- Maverick Boat Company
- Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas
- OSD Displays
- PGT Industries, Inc.
- PPI Technologies Group
- Precision Metal Industries
- Rockford-Ettco Procunier
- Sixto Packaging
- Swisher International
- Tara Technologies
How Can The Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary Assist With Your Workplace Injury
If you are suffering from a health condition that you believe is directly related to a workplace injury, do not hesitate to contact our Miami personal injury lawyer.
The investigation of a workplace accident can be complex and complicated. Many steps are required to be taken that make building a strong case a long-lasting procedure.
If you suffered a workplace injury, our accident attorney from The Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary in Miami, FL can help you:
- file a claim or lawsuit
- maximize damage recovery
We are committed to protecting the rights of all injured workers and we will not stop fighting for you until we have secured the maximum financial compensation you deserve. We've helped clients with notable recoveries in personal injury cases and we are committed to compassionate support and dedicated representation in the pursuit of justice. We can address all of your questions and concerns throughout the claims process.