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Date: 03-06-2004

Case Style: Stephanie Lang v. Oklahoma Youth Center

Case Number: Unknown

Judge: Unknown

Court: District Court, Cleveland County, Oklahoma

Plaintiff's Attorney:

Derek M. Burch of Burch & George, P.C., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Defendant's Attorney: Assistant Attorney General Lisa McLaughlin-Molinsky

Description: Oklahoma governmental tort claim arising out of the death of Zackary Lang, age 10, who was found dead on April 27, 2003 hanging from a bathroom doorknob in his room at the state-run Oklahoma Youth Center in Norman, Oklahoma. The boy had reported to his mother that same day that an aide at the center had been hurting him.

Outcome: Settled for the statutory maximum allowed under Oklahoma law for $200,000.00.

Plaintiff's Experts: Unknown

Defendant's Experts: Unknown

Comments: None

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