Manufacturing Industry Accident Victims The Law Offices Of Sean M. Cleary
How Can We Help You with Your Personal Injury Case?
We offer skillful legal assistance in personal injury cases resulting from various industry-related accidents across Florida. We do not serve any industries and do not represent companies, only injured individuals.
More than 375.000 of Florida’s inhabitants are employed in about 14.000 companies of strongly diversified manufacturing industry that relies on traditional industries like electronics, printing, food processing and modern industries like laser, photonics and aerospace/aviation.
But, working in a manufacturing business can be sometimes very dangerous, too as many accidents happen and people get injured, even killed.
70% of our national economy is represented by manufacturing businesses. According to April 2018 Manufacturing Statistics, the number of manufacturing jobs increased with 12.300 over the year. In the third semester of 2017, there were 20,451 establishments 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 transportation, manufacturing and constructions, the employees are mostly exposed to having working accidents. In Florida, there were 296 work fatalities in 2016. Besides, there were 107 fatalities caused by the contact with objects and equipment.
Transportation incidents: 73 fatalities
Falls, slips, trips: 49fatalities
Violence and other injuries by persons or animals: 48 fatalities
Exposure to harmful substances or environments: 28 fatalities
Fires and explosions: 12 fatalities
If you are injured in a manufacturing business, you should consult immediately our specialized attorneys to start the investigation of your case. At The Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary, we fight aggressively for your legal rights and for a proper compensation of your damage.
FATAL occupational injuries by industry, All U.S., 2016
Total fatal injuries (number)
Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing
Wood product manufacturing
Printing and related support activities
Petroleum and coal products manufacturing
Plastics and rubber products manufacturing
Nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing
Primary metal manufacturing
Fabricated metal product manufacturing
Computer and electronic product manufacturing
Electrical equipment, appliance, and component manufacturing
The manufacturing industry represents about 5% of our state’s working force and supposes diversified tasks performed by the manufacturers. The risks they take vary depending on the difficulty of the tasks. The workers can suffer non-fatal accidents that include days away from work. Among common injuries suffered by manufacturers, there are:
Back injuries, spinal cord injuries
Cuts and lacerations
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Sprains, strains, and tears
Bruises and concussions
Heat burns and scalds
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ latest report, there were about 2.9 million nonfatal work-related accidents in 2018.
If you suffered a workplace injury, you should ask our professional lawyers to help you file a lawsuit and claim for damage compensation.
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
The manufacturer of the defective safety equipment
Florida Manufacturing Companies
Florida’s manufacturers produce diversified products, ranging from food and plastics to vehicles and aerospace products. More than 355.000 people are employed in about 19.000 manufacturing companies in Florida that produce over $48000 each year.
Creative Sign Designs
Florida's Natural Growers
Green Circle Bio Energy
Maverick Boat Company
Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas
PGT Industries, Inc.
PPI Technologies Group
Precision Metal Industries
The investigation of an industrial accident is complicated and complex. Building a strong case could be a long-lasting procedure and many steps are required to be taken. If you suffered a workplace injury, our attorneys from The Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary can help you file a lawsuit and maximize your damage recovery.