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Lawsuit filed after student injured in fight
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A lawsuit has been filed in connection to a March fight between two students at DeKalb Middle School. The suit, filed in circuit court on Aug. 2 by a 13-year-old student and his parents, names a 14-year-old and his parents, Principal Randy Jennings, the DeKalb County Board of Education, and the County Government. A judgment is being sought against the defendants for the 13-year-old’s bodily injuries, past and future medical expenses, past and future expenses incurred for his care and upkeep while incapacitated, past and future pain, suffering, and anguish, the loss of future earnings capacity, his permanent injuries, including future limitations and restrictions, permanent scarring and disfigurement, past and future loss of enjoyment of life, and other damages, in an amount to be determined in court.