NEW CUMBERLAND - An Ohio woman is suing a Wheeling casino over claims a piece of a slot machine struck her, causing injury.

Canton, Ohio, resident Sheila Battering filed a lawsuit on July 22 in the Circuit Court of Hancock County against Mountaineer Park Inc., doing business as Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort, citing negligence.

Battering says she was injured on Aug. 12, 2011, when the “face” of a video slot machine she was sitting in front of dropped down and hit her arm, according to the brief.

She is seeking an undetermined amount of damages.

Battering is being represented by Wheeling attorney Donald J. Tennant Jr.

Circuit Court of Hancock County Case No. 13-C-116

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