LOGAN — A former employee is suing Walmart, alleging she was unfairly terminated after wrongfully being accused of shoplifting.
Trishell L. Belcher filed a complaint in Logan Circuit Court against Walmart Associates LC, Catherine Davis, Sandy Toppings, and Roger Collier.
The suit states the plaintiff was an employee of Walmart on March 22, 2017, when she was accused of shoplifting. The plaintiff was terminated from her position as a cashier, resulting in loss of earning potential and, she alleges, emotional and mental injury.
The defendant is accused of violation of the West Virginia HR act.
The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs and trial by jury. The plaintiff is represented by Susan Van Zant of Williamson.
The case has been assigned to Judge Joshua Butcher.
Logan Circuit Court case number 19-C-35