Oregon readers will be saddened to hear of the death of a man who once starred in a reality television show with ties to our state. The man, Bart Colantuono, starred on the History Channel's show, Ax Men. He was on the job in our state when he died, leaving his family to consider making a claim against our state's workers' compensation insurance program.
Officials from the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division are looking into a recent accident that happened near Portland in Sandy. According to a report, the accident ended the life of one man and injured several others. Now, the survivors of the deceased worker and the injured may seek to make claims under our state's workers' compensation program.
Readers in Oregon know that our state is famed for its forests and logging. They also are familiar with the large log trucks that roll down our state's highways each day. Recently though, the same people may be saddened to hear, one of those vehicles was involved in a fatal truck accident.