Tornado victim's family sues Amazon over warehouse collapse

Summary by Ground News
Austin McEwen, 26, died when a tornado slammed the Edwardsville facility Dec. 10. His parents allege that Amazon administrators knew severe weather was imminent but had no emergency plan nor evacuated employees from the fulfillment center. The lawsuit seeks more than $50,000 from each of the four defendants named in the suit.
4 months ago·Springfield, United States

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Reuters

Amazon is sued for the first time in a US tornado, and the bereaved family is damaged by a warehouse that killed 6 people

[Reuters] --The bereaved family of a delivery truck driver who died over the tornado damage in December last year when the Amazon.com warehouse in Illinois, USA was attacked, filed a lawsuit against the company for the first time on the 17th. rice field. Six people died in the warehouse. The complaint was filed by the bereaved family of driver Austin McCueen (26). Despite the fact that the agent knew that Amazon was "a very dangerous situation w…

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

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Parents of a 26-year-old killed in the Illinois warehouse say the company ‘placed profits first’ and did not warn or evacuate its employees

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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News18 India

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4 months ago·India
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The Independent

Tornado victim's family sues Amazon over warehouse collapse

The family of a delivery driver who died last month when a tornado collapsed the Amazon warehouse in central Illinois where he worked has filed a wrongful death lawsuit

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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abc News

Tornado victim's family sues Amazon over warehouse collapse

The family of a delivery driver who died last month when a tornado collapsed the Amazon warehouse in central Illinois where he worked has filed a wrongful death lawsuit

4 months ago·United States
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CNN

Parents of worker killed in tornado that hit Amazon facility are suing the company for wrongful death

The parents of Austin McEwen, one of the six victims killed after a tornado pummeled an Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville, Illinois, last month, said Monday during a press conference that they are suing Amazon over the alleged wrongful death of their son.

4 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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