An Ohio man working out-of-state recently died while at work. The man fell from the roof of a wax products plant. The plant is located in northwestern Pennsylvania. While workplace injuries are always unfortunate, this story is especially tragic because of the loss of life.
Ohio residents who are avid fans of the CBS show "The Good Wife" may be disappointed in recent news. One of the show's stars, Kristin Chenoweth, will not be returning this season. The reason for her absence: an injury that occurred last month when she was hit in the head by some lighting equipment during filming for the show. Chenoweth plays a recurring role of a political reporter.
A man charged in a January trucking accident is set to stand trial in September. The truck accident occurred on the Ohio Turnpike and killed one highway worker and injured two other workers. The driver faces a misdemeanor charge of vehicular homicide after a grand jury indicted the man for negligently causing the death of the worker.
Workplace injuries are especially scary when they hinder an employee's ability to work and make a living. Reassurance in the form of workers' compensation helps to alleviate these fears by paying for medical expenses and lost wages that stem from injuries at work. But sometimes these claims are not completely straightforward.
A local judge held off on making a decision in a dog bite case. The request came from an Ohio woman who wanted her dog released from the county dog warden. The hearing is now scheduled for Aug. 9.