Family sues local school claiming gym class game seriously injured student

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on September 25, 2013 at 6:02 PM

Updated Wednesday, Sep 25 at 6:20 PM

 (KMOV) – The family of a student at East Alton Wood River High School is suing the school district because of a gym class game he claims severely injured him.

The student said the injuries happened while he was playing the game called “town ball” during a mandatory physical education class.

The family of the student said the game resulted in him loosing permanent teeth as well as eye and head injuries.

The family is seeking $50,000 in damages.

The East Alton Wood River School District is not commenting on the lawsuit. 

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