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23 Jun 2015

Woman who lost both hands working at Mexican factory supplying LG Electronics receives just $14,400 in compensation - company responds

In February 2011 Rosa Moreno lost both of her hands in a workplace accident at a factory supplying LG Electronics.  She was initially offered just 50,000 pesos ($3,800) by the factory she worked for. She eventually managed to secure $14,400 in settlement money under Mexican labour law.  She then managed to file a case against LG Electronics (part of LG Corp.) but this was later dismissed.  

Rosa Moreno explains in the Guardian article below how she and her 6 children at home are surviving on a small disability benefit from the Mexican Govt. and the kindness of friends.

We invited LG to respond which it did below.

Company Responses

LG Electronics (part of LG Corp.) View Response
HD Electronics Reynosa (part of Fine Altech)

No Response