Consumer Law

Mom Sues District After Son in Wheelchair Breaks His Legs at a School in Colorado

A mother is suing a Colorado school district, saying she was not notified for several hours after her disabled son broke both his legs after losing control on a ramp while in his wheelchair.

Nexstar’s KDVR obtained a civil action lawsuit that was filed by Igor Raykin, who is representing Patricia Portillo Estrada. Her 12-year-old son was enrolled in Rocky Mountain Elementary in the Adams 12 Five Star Schools district.

According to the lawsuit, Portillo Estrada’s son has significant disabilities, including intellectual, orthopedic and speech. As a result, he must use a wheelchair, walker or mobility trike.

Read the source article at The Hill

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