Agenda Plus
School Board of Clay County
November 2, 2017 - Regular School Board Meeting
D2 - Recommend approval of proposed settlement of all claims brought by Plaintiff in Norton v. Clay County School Board, Fourth Judicial Circuit in and for Clay County, Florida, Case No. 2015-CA-00145.

Plaintiff filed a complaint against the School Board of Clay County in the above-referenced action in 2015 (“Action”). The Action arose from a trip and fall at Orange Park High School which allegedly resulted in Plaintiff’s wrist injuries. Plaintiff seeks monetary damages for pain, suffering, medical expenses, and attorney’s fees. The case can be settled for $11,000.00, which is substantially lower than the anticipated total cost of defense through trial.


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The School Board Attorney and outside counsel recommend approval subject to Plaintiff’s execution of the attached Release of All Claims.


Janice Kerekes, School Board Chair David J. D’Agata, School Board Attorney
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CCSB-Norton- Release (Slip and Fall) (02364189xB9D7A).pdf