Lisa N. Himes Weighs In On Tyson Foods’ Eighth Circuit Appeal
Tyson Foods has appealed a district court ruling remanding a pair of wrongful death actions to state court. The suits allege that Tyson failed to implement proper COVID-19 safety measures at its facility, which resulted in four employee deaths. In its Eighth Circuit brief, Tyson argues that it was acting under the direction of a federal officer, and as such, the cases belong in federal court.
Published in Law360, Lisa N. Himes provides insight into the application of federal officer removal in the case.
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