Walmart sued by family of worker who died from COVID-19 | Burns & Wilcox

The family of Wando Evans, a 51-year-old stock and maintenance associate who worked at the same store for 15 years, files a lawsuit alleging the company did not respond properly to COVID-19 symptoms exhibited by several workers at a Chicago-area Walmart store, including failing to share information about associates’ symptoms with their coworkers, provide them with gloves, enforce appropriate distancing and other measures.

 

“Companies and board members need to have very sound communication practices and be responsive. Clear communication has never been more critical. Without it, companies are highly vulnerable to litigation.” –Nicole Greene, Associate Vice President, National Brokerage Operations, Professional Liability, Burns & Wilcox, Detroit/Farmington Hills, Michigan

 

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