Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation files against city of Middleton

The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation this week issued multiple citations against the city of Middletown following the death of a city worker earlier this year.

The worker’s death was caused by inhalation of nitrogen fumes during a routine sewer line inspection. The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation alleges that the leakage was due to poor maintenance by the city and could have been avoided.

The 31-year-old worker opened a manhole on the 2500 block of Yankee Road on May 7 earlier this year when he inhaled the fumes. Three firefighters also inhaled the fumes and became ill while attempting to rescue the worker.

If you are seeking experienced advice when it comes to a workers compensation case, contact the Des Moines workers’ compensation attorneys of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. at 877-327-2600 today.


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