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Girl injured in elevator accident at Oklahoma City school sues district


One of the three teen-age girls who became trapped under an elevator at an Oklahoma City school contends in a lawsuit that the November 2011 incident left her disfigured and in need of continuing medical treatment. The Oklahoman says Ambri Tygard and her father are suing Oklahoma City Public Schools over the incident at the Classen School for Advanced Studies. Shortly after the incident, Superintendent Karl Springer said the door to the older, lift-style elevator should have been locked. But now that litigation is involved, lawyers for the district are arguing that the girl's negligence "was the sole cause of her injuries."

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on May 16, 2013

Accidents can not be predicted and it can happen anytime and anywhere. Here the school girl got trapped in the elevator and sued the school for disfiguring her. But the district lawyers are arguing that the incident happened due to the negligence of the girl. I think the matter will be clear after a few days.

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