Amazon warehouse where 6 died in Illinois tornado may have had structural problems, says attorney for victim’s family

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Chicago Tribune

An attorney for the family of a 26-year-old Amazon contractor who died in a Madison County Amazon warehouse collapse in December alleged Tuesday the facility showed signs of structural issues. A government engineer who responded to the scene of the warehouse collapse Dec. 10 in Edwardsville found structural concerns regarding the facility’s support columns, according to a copy of the engineer’s report released by Jack Casciato, an attorney with Chicago-based Clifford Law Offices. “I became concerned when I noticed that none of the columns appeared to be ripped or torn from the base,” the engin…

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