COURT: Employer must face worker’s lawsuit over husband’s covid death…

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Dec 21 (Reuters) – A California candymaker must face a lawsuit by an employee who says she caught COVID-19 at work and gave it to her husband, resulting in his death, a state appeals court held on Tuesday, upholding what appeared to be the first ruling allowing a worker’s lawsuit against an employer over a family member’s COVID death.

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The California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, rejected South San Francisco-based See’s Candies’ argument that the employee, Matilde Ek, must file for workers’ compensation rather than seek damages in court because her husband’s death was “derivative” of her own workplace injury.

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