Tag: covid-19

Cargill Hit With COVID-19 Class Action Lawsuit

Cargill Hit With COVID-19 Class Action Lawsuit

A class action lawsuit was filed against Cargill after hundreds of workers at a meat packing plant were infected with COVID-19, including 3 people who died.

/ July 13, 2020
GNC Files for Bankruptcy, Pays CEO $2.2 Million Bonus

GNC Files for Bankruptcy, Pays CEO $2.2 Million Bonus

GNC, the 85-year-old retailer of vitamins and dietary supplements, has become the latest big-name American company to seek Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection due to COVID-19 and overwhelming debt.

/ June 26, 2020
JBS Hit With COVID-19 Lawsuit for Meat Worker's Death

JBS Hit With COVID-19 Lawsuit for Meat Worker’s Death

The family of a Philadelphia meat processing worker who died of COVID-19 has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against JBS.

/ June 4, 2020
Tyson Hit With COVID-19 Death Lawsuit in Texas

Tyson Hit With COVID-19 Death Lawsuit in Texas

Tyson has been hit with a wrongful death lawsuit after a meat-cutter died of COVID-19 after an outbreak at a plant in Amarillo, Texas.

/ May 27, 2020
Nursing Homes Push For COVID-19 Lawsuit Immunity As Deaths Top 20,000

Nursing Homes Push For COVID-19 Lawsuit Immunity As Deaths Top 20,000

Faced with 20,000 deaths and counting, nursing homes are pushing states to give them immunity from a potential flood of lawsuits.

/ May 5, 2020
20 Meat Workers Have Died of COVID-19, CDC Reports

20 Meat Workers Have Died of COVID-19, CDC Reports

Health officials reported 20 deaths and nearly 5,000 cases of COVID-19 at meat and poultry processing facilities.

/ May 1, 2020
Lawsuit Filed After Egg Prices Triple in California During Coronavirus

Lawsuit Filed After Egg Prices Triple in California During Coronavirus

A lawsuit accuses grocery stores of price-gouging when the cost of a dozen eggs tripled to $3.50 during the coronavirus pandemic in California.

/ April 28, 2020
Rehab Facility in Kansas Hit With 5 Coronavirus Death Lawsuits

Rehab Facility in Kansas Hit With 5 Coronavirus Death Lawsuits

At least 5 wrongful death lawsuits have been filed against a Kansas rehabilitation facility where 28 people have died of coronavirus.

/ April 27, 2020
Workers File Coronavirus Lawsuit Against Smithfield Pork Plant

Workers File Coronavirus Lawsuit Against Smithfield Pork Plant

A lawsuit was filed by workers who are unhappy with conditions at a Smithfield Foods pork plant during the coronavirus pandemic.

/ April 24, 2020
Business Owners Ask Courts to Centralize COVID-19 Insurance Lawsuits in MDL

Business Owners Ask Courts to Centralize COVID-19 Insurance Lawsuits in MDL

Plaintiffs are asking judges to centralize lawsuits against insurance companies for rejecting COVID-19 business interruption claims.

/ April 23, 2020