Court opens door to challenge Ohio’s comp rules


COLUMBUS Ohio The Ohio Supreme Court has set a precedent for restaurateurs and other employers in the state to challenge Ohio’s no-fault workers comp program, ruling Dec. 27 that profound disregard for safety regulations rendered a KFC employee ineligible for payment.

In decision that drew nationwide attention, the court reasoned that the employee, David Gross, had technically abandoned his job in November 2003 by boiling water in a pressure cooker to clean it,

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