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What Steps to Recover Personal Injury Compensation Can You Take If You Got Hurt at a Manufacturing Company?

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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, or 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, and 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. Meaning that 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:

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 manufacturers, property owners, utility companies, landlords, contractors, or 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

FATAL occupational injuries by industry in all of the U.S. over the course of one year

IndustryTotal fatal injuries (number)
Food manufacturing 40
Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing 8
Textile mills 3
Wood product manufacturing 11
Paper manufacturing 6
Printing and related support activities 8
Petroleum and coal products manufacturing 7
Chemical manufacturing 15
Plastics and rubber products manufacturing 16
Nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing 32
Primary metal manufacturing 25
Fabricated metal product manufacturing 41
Machinery manufacturing 24
Computer and electronic product manufacturing 4
Electrical equipment, appliance, and component manufacturing 8
Transportation equipment manufacturing 29
Furniture and related product manufacturing 9
Miscellaneous manufacturing 10
TOTAL 296

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.

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. 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, counseling, lost earnings, vocational rehabilitation, pain and suffering, and reduced quality of life.

Who Can Be Sued?

At The Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary, we provide a professional free evaluation case and collaborate with private investigators in order 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, 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.

  • AccuDock
  • Actavis, Inc.
  • Arthrex
  • Beckman Coulter
  • ClosetMaid Corporation
  • ConMed Linvatec
  • Correct Craft
  • Creative Sign Designs
  • Custom Cable
  • Danfoss Turbocor
  • DRS Technologies
  • E-ONE
  • Florida's Natural Growers
  • Gerdau Ameristeel
  • Goya Foods
  • Green Circle Bio Energy
  • Green Technologies
  • Jabil
  • JRL Ventures
  • Lumitec
  • Maverick Boat Company
  • Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas
  • OSD Displays
  • PGT Industries, Inc.
  • PPI Technologies Group
  • Precision Metal Industries
  • Publix
  • Rockford-Ettco Procunier
  • Sixto Packaging
  • Swisher International
  • Tara Technologies
  • TriQuint

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 and maximize your 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 help clients with notable recoveries in personal injury cases and are committed to compassionate support and dedicated representation in the pursuit of justice. We will address all of your questions and concerns throughout the claims process. Call us today to schedule a free, confidential consultation.

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