WHEELING - A Wheeling man is suing over claims he suffered severe injuries after slipping on an unsafe surface in a popsicle manufacturing facility.

Tyrone R. Henderson filed a lawsuit on May 1 in the Circuit Court of Ohio County against the Ziegenfelder Co., citing negligence.

Henderson says he was a temporary worker at the defendant's Wheeling facility when he slipped and fell on a mixture of oil, water and melted popsicle mix on May 1, 2011.

He claims he lost consciousness and suffered multiple injuries as a result of the fall. He claims the defendant failed to maintain the premises in a reasonably safe condition, according to the brief.

The plaintiff is seeking an undetermined amount of damages. He is being represented by Wheeling attorneys Quan S. Le and Don A. Yannerella.

Circuit Court of Ohio County Case No. 13-C-141

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