A mother is suing the Milwaukee School District after she said her son contracted OVID-19 from a classmate.Continuing Coverage: Corona-virus in Wisconsin Shannon Jensen filed the lawsuit in federal court on Oct. 5 against the Milwaukee School District and school board.Jensen is seeking an injunction ordering the district to comply with U.S. C enters for Disease Control and Prevention OVID-19 guidelines. According to the lawsuit, the board in May removed a student face mask requirement and other OVID-19 mitigation measures. The lawsuit said one of Jensen’s son’s classmates came to Rose Glen Elementary School with symptoms in September and didn’t wear a mask. Jensen’s son was seated next to the sick student and was wearing a mask but still became infected. Her other two sons later tested positive as well. The lawsuit said the district threw her son and other students “…into the OVID-19 ‘snake pit’ by its ‘reckless refusal to implement reasonable OVID-19 mitigation measures.'”The lawsuit requests Class Action status for the case, which could extend any ruling to school districts across Wisconsin. “There are a lot of parents out there who aren’t able to bring a suit within their own school district but are frustrated with their school boards listening, you know, to just the loudest people in the room, and not necessarily taking the recommendation of the experts into consideration at all,” said lawyer Frederick Elms, who represents Jensen in the case.The suit does not seek monetary damages. School Board President Joseph Como declined to comment on the lawsuit. The Minotaur Brewing Company Super PAC is funding the lawsuit. The brewing company is owned by Kirk Bangs tad, who has aired his frustrations about how former President Donald Trump’s administration responded to the pandemic. He ran unsuccessfully against incumbent Republican state Rep. Rob Swearing en last year. Sign up for corona virus email alerts from Twinge breaking news alerts with the WINS 12 app.Follow us: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube

A mother is suing the Milwaukee School District after she said her son contracted OVID-19 from a classmate.

Continuing Coverage: Corona virus in Wisconsin

Shannon Jensen filed the lawsuit in federal court on Oct. 5 against the Milwaukee School District and school board.

Jensen is seeking an injunction ordering the district to comply with U.S. Enters for Disease Control and Prevention OVID-19 guidelines.

According to the lawsuit, the board in May removed a student face mask requirement and other OVID-19 mitigation measures.

The lawsuit said one of Jensen’s son’s classmates came to Rose Glen Elementary School with symptoms in September and didn’t wear a mask.

Jensen’s son was seated next to the sick student and was wearing a mask but still became infected.

Her other two sons later tested positive as well.

The lawsuit said the district threw her son and other students “…into the OVID-19 ‘snake pit’ by its ‘reckless refusal to implement reasonable OVID-19 mitigation measures.'”

The lawsuit requests Class Action status for the case, which could extend any ruling to school districts across Wisconsin.

“There are a lot of parents out there who aren’t able to bring a suit within their own school district but are frustrated with their school boards listening, you know, to just the loudest people in the room, and not necessarily taking the recommendation of the experts into consideration at all,” said lawyer Frederick Elms, who represents Jensen in the case.

The suit does not seek monetary damages.

School Board President Joseph Como declined to comment on the lawsuit.

The Minotaur Brewing Company Super PAC is funding the lawsuit.

The brewing company is owned by Kirk Bangs tad, who has aired his frustrations about how former President Donald Trump’s administration responded to the pandemic.

He ran unsuccessfully against incumbent Republican state Rep. Rob Swearing en last year.

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