Hus Buljic, et al v. Tyson Foods Inc, et al
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March 09, 2022
Law360's Tort Report: Tyson To Turn To Justices In Virus Row
Tyson Foods' disclosure that it will seek U.S. Supreme Court review over whether COVID-19 worker death cases can be heard in federal court, and a $105 million settlement over an oil refinery worker's death lead Law360's Tort Report, which compiles recent personal injury and medical malpractice news that may have flown under the radar.
January 12, 2022
'Long Road Ahead' For Tyson Workers Despite 8th Circ. Win
The Eighth Circuit recently rejected Tyson Foods' bid to litigate twin coronavirus-related wrongful death suits in federal court, but the road remains uncertain for the families of deceased workers to get their day in court as Tyson declines to say it'll end its pursuit of a federal venue.
January 03, 2022
Personal Injury And Med Mal Cases To Watch In 2022
A U.S. Supreme Court case over the scope of Medicaid repayments a state can extract from an injured plaintiff's payout and a looming trial in the Kobe Bryant crash site photos suit are among the cases injury and malpractice attorneys will be following in 2022.
September 23, 2021
8th Circ. Probes Tyson Bid To Keep COVID Suits In Fed. Court
An Eighth Circuit panel grilled Tyson Foods on Thursday as to why the meat processing giant should be allowed to litigate twin coronavirus-related wrongful death suits in federal court rather than state court, given that it had not been under a federal mandate to stay open amid the pandemic.
September 22, 2021
Tyson Faces Longer Odds At 8th Circ. Over COVID-19 Deaths
Tyson Foods supervisors in Iowa allegedly ran a betting pool early in the pandemic on how many employees would contract COVID-19 despite local demands to idle the processing facility, and now the odds are stacking against the company in an Eighth Circuit fight over proper venue for wrongful death claims, with the federal government stepping in to back the workers.
July 09, 2021
Personal Injury, Med Mal Cases To Watch In 2nd Half Of 2021
An expected ruling by the Florida high court in a dispute over medical expert pay disclosure and upcoming Eighth Circuit arguments in a suit accusing Tyson Foods of causing workers' coronavirus deaths are among the cases injury and malpractice attorneys will be following in the second half of 2021.
July 07, 2021
3 COVID-19 Injury And Wrongful Death Cases To Watch
The first precedential rulings for coronavirus injury and wrongful death cases are on the horizon as a number of federal appellate courts are set to decide whether such litigation should be heard in federal court under the Federal Officer Removal Statute or in the state courts where the suits originated.
April 23, 2021
8th Circ. Tyson Case Could Streamline COVID-19 Suits
A jurisdictional issue to be decided by the Eighth Circuit in a suit alleging Tyson Foods Inc. mishandled a COVID-19 outbreak at an Iowa plant could set a legal precedent that would streamline injury litigation over coronavirus exposures and deaths, attorneys say.
April 13, 2021
19 AGs Urge 8th Circ. To Keep Tyson Virus Suit In State Court
A group of 19 attorneys general from 18 states and the District of Columbia are stepping in to urge the Eighth Circuit to keep a lawsuit alleging Tyson Foods Inc. mishandled a COVID-19 outbreak at its pork plant in Waterloo, Iowa, in state court there.
February 23, 2021
Tyson Asks 8th Circ. To Keep COVID-19 Suits In Fed. Court
Tyson Foods is asking the Eighth Circuit to ensure that a pair of lawsuits alleging shoddy safety measures in its meat plants led to several worker deaths from the coronavirus stay in federal court, arguing it's entitled to the venue because it acted under federal authority in maintaining its operations.