Town Owes $10M To Pupil Paralyzed In School Beating

, New Jersey Law Journal


An Essex County jury on Friday awarded $16.3 million to an Irvington High School student who was left paralyzed from a bathroom beating, though his recovery will be capped at $10 million due to a high-low agreement.

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    So two poorly parented imbeciles fight, and taxpayers are forced to foot the bill? This is madness. Both of these punks and their so-called parents ought to be in prison. At least tax dollars spent in this regard would keep these uncivilized losers from perpetrating further violence on the streets and in the schools.

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