Woman Suffers Critical Injuries In Sarasota Workplace Accident


A woman was critically injured after she was pinned beneath a 2,000-pound industrial machine at a Sarasota business on March 11.

According to Bay News 9, the accident occurred after 6 p.m., at Eaton Corporation, a power management company located at 2250 Whitfield Avenue E. The accident occurred when employees were moving a machine that weighed about a ton.

A jack beneath the machine gave out, causing it to fall on the victim, pinning her. The woman suffered critical injuries.

When a workplace accident results in personal injuries due to the negligence of an employer, a victim and his or her family members can seek compensation through a lawsuit.