US student sues teacher after awakened in class

A 15-year-old student claimed he suffered a hearing damage after his teacher awakened him by making a loud noise and filed a lawsuit against Danbury officials.

US student sues teacher after awakened in class
Danbury officials have been notified they are being sued by a student who was awakened in class by a teacher who made a loud noise.

Documents filed with the Town Clerk, a prelude to a lawsuit, claim that a sleeping student suffered hearing damage when his teacher woke him up by slamming her hand down on the boy's desk in December.

Attorney Alan Barry says 15-year-old Vinicios Robacher suffered pain and "very severe injuries to his left eardrum" when teacher Melissa Nadeau abruptly slammed the palm of her hand on his desk on Dec. 4.

A city official says the matter has been referred to Danbury's insurance carrier.


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Last Mod: 14 Mart 2008, 16:54
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