Amazon accused of driving $150,000-a-year- HR executive ‘into his grave’ after cutting off his disability following fall during a business trip

A bereaved family suing Amazon for $6.5m over the death of a $150,000-a-year HR  executive have slammed the firm, and accused it of driving him to an early grave.

The Ashley family are suing Amazon for IT manager Ronald Ashley’s death in late 2016 when he died of a heart attack, after the company cut off his disability payments.

The family’s tragedy redoubled when Ronald’s older brother also died of a heart attack a year later, which the family believes was brought on by grief.

The Ashleys say the company is a ‘bureaucratic mess’, growing too quickly to look after its workers properly, and that were it not for Amazon’s actions, Ronald, 53, would still be alive.

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