A student at Bethalto High School filed a personal injury suit against Bethalto Community School District #8, alleging the school failed to provide equipment for lifting heavy things.
Earon Lasswell alleges he sustained injuries at school on March 13, 2007, while helping other shop class students lift a heavy component of a structure by hand.
Lasswell claims the school acted, or failed to act, in a willful and wanton manner by:
Lasswell claims he sustained serious, permanent, painful and disabling injuries requiring medical care at substantial costs.
Represented by Timothy Campbell of Godfrey, Lasswell is seeking damages in excess of $50,000, plus costs.
The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge Nicholas Byron.
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