City of Lodi, school district settle disability case for $45,000
The city of Lodi and the Lodi Unified School District have
settled a lawsuit with Tokay High School graduate Jeremy Hixson
over access to the Grape Bowl for people with disabilities. The two
sides agreed to a $45,000 settlement.
Posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 12:00 am
Updated: 7:48 am, Wed Sep 21, 2011.
A bitter lawsuit between a disabled Tokay High School graduate,
the city and its school district has finally come to an end.
Jeremy Hixson, 20, who sued the city of Lodi and the Lodi
Unified School District for not supplying reasonable arrangements
during his 2009 graduation ceremony at the Grape Bowl, agreed to a
$45,000 settlement on Monday. The payment will be paid in equal
portions by the city and school district.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 12:00 am.
Updated: 7:48 am.