According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 227 fatal workplace accidents in Florida in 2011. This was a slight increase from 2010, when there were 225 fatal accidents. But the number was down from 2009 and 2008, when there were 245 and 291 fatal accidents, respectively.
The most common accident in 2011 was related to transportation. Second was violence or other injuries resulting from another person or an animal. These two categories accounted for nearly 60 percent of all the workplace fatalities in Florida.
The other accidents involved slips and falls, exposure to harmful substances or environments, and contact with objects and equipment.
If you have been hurt on the job in Florida, you need to know your options. Workers’ compensation might be able to cover your expenses temporarily, but what if it isn’t enough? That’s when you need to talk to a Florida injury lawyer.
The experienced personal injury attorneys at Disparti Law Group, P.A., of Florida will work closely with you to make sure that every aspect of your case is handled properly and reviewed thoroughly. We understand how important recovering money is for you and your family, and we want to fight to get it for you.
Disparti Law Group, P.A., works on contingency, which means that we get paid only when you do. So call us today at 866-596-7638 or get in touch through our online contact form so we can start working on your case.