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Top 10 Deadliest Jobs for People in Florida

Getting injured on the job is always a concern, no matter where you work, but do you ever think about how deadly your job – or that of a loved one – might be?
 
Let’s look at the 10 most dangerous jobs and how a fatality in one of these jobs could potentially lead to a wrongful death lawsuit.
 
What Are the Most Dangerous Jobs?
 
According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 4,836 fatal work injuries in our country in 2015, an increase of 15 deaths over 2014. Florida accounted for 272 of those total injuries – nearly 6 percent – which was an increase of 44 deaths compared to the previous year.…

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This Job Is Killing Me: Common Workplace Accidents

It doesn’t matter whether you’re operating heavy machinery or sitting at a desk all day—all jobs come with some risk of a workplace injury. Sure, jobs that require manual labor or machine operation come with a higher risk, but the most common workplace injuries are ones that could happen in just about any industry.
 
In 2012, there were 1.15 million workplace accidents that resulted in injuries causing workers to take time off. And when I say injuries, I don’t just mean something like a paper cut that an employee could bandage and then ignore for the rest of the day. The average number of days taken off due toinjury was 9—clearly not good for employers or employees. …

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