The Aerospace Industry in Florida
Florida’s aerospace and aviation rich tradition has turned the area into the unrivaled air traffic center of America and the major support for flight training. It is also the leader in manufacturing all kinds of airplanes, from small components to missiles and launch assets. According to a recent workforce expertise, there are about 85.000 Floridians working in more than 500 aerospace and 1677 aviation establishments.
Aviation accidents cause hundreds of victims every year. The victims or their families have the right to pursue legal action and hold the responsible parties accountable for compensatory damages.
Florida’s powerful industry relies on:
- diversified commercial and air infrastructure that are the key drivers of a rapid economic expansion;
- a great number of people employed in more than 2500 aviation companies;
- strong connections with other major industrial forces of the state;
- a military base and space launching rockets used by NASA’s Kennedy Space Center at the Cape Canaveral Spaceport;
Prosperous Aviation Industry
Florida’s aviation & aerospace industry include large areas of air transportation, support activities for air transportation, scheduled airline services and air traffic control improved with detection, search and navigation instruments. Florida’s two commercially-licensed spaceports, Jacksonville’s Cecil Spaceport and the Cape Canaveral Spaceport are the launching platforms for many satellites and rockets.
Florida has considerable R&D competencies:
- Integrated avionics
- Composite airframes
- Advanced nanomaterials
- Advanced propulsion systems
- Expertise in complementary industries such as photonics and optics, software and computer systems, microelectronics, and modeling, simulation, and training
Aerospace Accidents & Incidents Data in Florida
Everybody must enjoy a safe flying. When airplane accidents occur, they produce devastating consequences. Although, the latest years were safer for commercial flights, unfortunately, a large amount of fatal and non-fatal accidents still happen because of air manufacturing design, equipment failure or pilot errors. In 2016, there were 219 accidents and 413 fatalities in US. In 2017, their number decreased to 209 accidents and 317 fatalities.
More than 490.000 aerospace engineers, miscellaneous managers and software system developers are employed in the US aerospace products and parts manufacturing industry. When accidents happen, the airlines' employees can seek legal compensation to recover their loss. At The Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary, our specialized attorneys provide legal assistance and representation in the court. We can help you build a strong personal injury case and get maximum compensation for your damage.
Who Can Be Sued?
The aviation accidents are complex and require a long time investigation. The liability of the parties depends on the accident’s causes. The plaintiff must prove the defendant’s negligence in performing his obligations. Among the parties that can be held accountable are:
- The designer of the aircraft/defective part
- The manufacturer of defective equipment and machines used for construction
- The work team manager
- The employer
- The manufacturer of the defective safety equipment
Get a Free Initial Evaluation of Your Legal Claim
At the Law Offices of M. Cleary, we provide a free evaluation. We invest in a proper investigation and expertise of your case in order to establish the liability of the parties and recover your well-deserved financial compensation.
Everybody must enjoy a safe flying. When airplane accidents occur, they produce devastating consequences. Although, the latest years were safer for commercial flights, unfortunately, a large amount of fatal and non-fatal accidents still happen because of air manufacturing design, equipment failure or pilot errors. In 2016, there were 219 accidents and 413 fatalities in US. In 2017, their number decreased until 209 accidents and 317 fatalities.