Parents of a 12-year-old black student file over $3M lawsuit against Waco, Texas private school for rope burns found on daughter’s neck.
On Monday, June 13, Sandy Rougely, mother of a 12-year-old black Waco Texas private school student, filed a lawsuit against the institution for her daughter returning from a camp trip with a severe rope burn.
Rougely said in an interview that the rope burn “looked like somebody had ripped her neck apart and stitched it back together” and that the school administration did not inform her about the incident until the little girl returned home.
The poor child explained that none of the camp supervisors saw what exactly happened. All what she could remember was that in a moment she got struck to the ground with a rope round her neck and she looked up only to find three white boys, who had been bulling her in school.
Waco school administration seems to have conducted a very poor or no investigation of the incident as nobody was found responsible and no measures were taken to prevent this “KKK-game” from recurring.
Dave Deaconson, the layer of the poor girls family got a copy of his lawsuit with the notification that it was filled with certain “misstatements” and “inaccurate assumptions” concerning what had happened.
Still there are some very accurate things, which already result from this alleged act of racially motivated bullying. The girl had to stop visiting the school and will possibly have to change it as both psychological and physiological traumas she received accompanied by further inactivity of the school stuff may cause her more damage and even put her life at risk.
The lawsuit filed against the school demands a reasonable amount of over $3 million in damages to “not only compensate the victims in this case, but to deter this type of egregious conduct from others in the future, and to serve as an example to all educational institutions that this type of behavior is unacceptable with regard to both the treatment of children and their parents.”
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