A federal judge last Wednesday dismissed Broward School and Sheriff’s officials, as well as Broward County itself, from a lawsuit filed by 15 students who say the Feb. 14 attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland caused them psychological injury and severe trauma.
But the judge did allow a portion of the suit to go forward against former school resource deputy Scot Peterson – though not for actions taken or not taken in connection to the attack.
The lawsuit, filed in July by the 15 survivors, named as defendants Peterson, now-resigned Capt. Jan Jordan, Sheriff Scott Israel, as well as Broward Schools superintendent Robert Runcie, now-dismissed school monitor Andrew Medina and Broward County government.
They claimed their civil and due process rights were violated by the defendants’ failure to protect them from school shooters.
Not unexpected. Do you wonder if the lawyers ever sat down and explained to their clients this was a fool’s errand? Or is this a case where the lawyers simply did not care and knowingly re allowing their clients to spend their money on an unwinnable task? have seen this before with the Bradys, right?