BARKER v. Tyson Foods Inc. et al

  1. December 06, 2021

    Tyson Escapes Pa. Meatpacker's COVID-19 Death Suit

    The family of a Pennsylvania meatpacking plant supervisor who died of COVID-19 can't sue Tyson Foods Inc. because claims against employers for work-related injuries have to be brought under the state's workers' compensation law, a federal judge ruled Monday.

  2. November 05, 2021

    Pa. Judge Keeps Tyson COVID-19 Death Suit In Fed. Court

    A Pennsylvania federal judge won't remand to state court a suit accusing Tyson Foods Inc. of causing a meatpacking worker's coronavirus death, after finding that the food giant's Pennsylvania subsidiary is immune under the state workers' compensation system.