Skip to comments.Attorney: L.A. schools pay 'largest' public settlement for child abuse at $139 million
Posted on 11/21/2014 4:38:56 PM PST by TurboZamboni
Los Angeles (CNN) -- The Los Angeles public school district will pay more than $139.2 million to the families of 81 children allegedly abused by an elementary teacher now serving a prison sentence for lewd conduct, officials said Friday.
John Manly, one of the plaintiffs' attorney, called the amount "the largest settlement in the history of the United States against a public entity involving child abuse."
The settlement comes after the district earlier paid $30 million to settle 63 other students' claims alleging they were victims of sexually lewd acts by Mark Berndt of Miramonte Elementary.
A teacher for 30 years, Berndt is now serving a 25-year prison sentence for putting pupils in bondage, and then photographing them with semen-filled spoons held at their mouths and 3-inch cockroaches crawling across their faces.
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LA schools didn’t pay sh1t. Taxpayers did.
How many of his ENABLERS are in prison with him,
or like Hassan’s are they hiding and still in power.
Their sex-ed qualifies as “lewd”
And taxpayers don’t get an option to NOT pay this or NOT send their kids to L.A. schools.
Half those claims are phony. Too many ambulance chasers in LA so you have the fakers hoping on board
I think in the not too distant future, he’ll just be labled an ‘alternative lifestyle’.
They probably couldn’t touch his pension
Wonder if Fallon an others will make non-stop jokes about LA Schools the same way he did for the Catholic Church?/s
Why should the taxpayers suffer.
After all, who won't allow rapists and creeps to be fired?
So if they will protect lowlifes, they are every bit as culpable.
Of course. It’s that ‘sacred trust’.
Exactly. This is what I worked up before I saw your post.
You’ve got to take this with a grain of salt, knowing what they teach these kids these days. What a hoot.
Wonder what their school tax rate looks like? Wonder why the the teachers and administrators (alleged professionals) are not required to carry professional liability (malpractice insurance) like real professionals (you know ... doctors, nurses, lawyers?, social workers, etc.).
If only teachers were allowed to marry, this kind of thing wouldn’t happen.
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And the attorneys are celebrating and retiring soon...
Pictures don't lie.
"A teacher for 30 years, Berndt is now serving a 25-year prison sentence for putting pupils in bondage, and then photographing them with semen-filled spoons held at their mouths..."
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