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I am sorry to hear this.
It is assault. Not there does not have to be broken bones.
The headmaster should have reported the incident to you and after consulting with you, a report made, if that is what you decided
I believe it is being taken very lightly.
If the school is not going to take this seriously and discipline the coach then I suggest you call the police and make a report
You can read the FLA law here on assault
the coach admitted it to my son and I in front of the headmaster tht he was at fault.Now the headmaster is lying and saying my son put his hand on the coach and then the coach reacted to this,they are lying.
Shameful. Any witnesses for your son?
just the coach admitting his fault to the whole team a couple of days later.
Ah. Of course, no one on the team will want to testify, right?
wetook my son off the team.and he is going to another school at the end of this semester.I have contemplated the police angle.
dont know yet.Waiting on DCF investigation at the school.
Well, you have the basis to file the criminal report
What else can I provide information for you?
what type of atty should i consult?
Well, you dont need to consult with an attorney for criminal charges. The State's Attorney will handle that for your son
for a lawsuit?
For a civil lawsuit, you can use the Florida Bar Association for a referral service. I will get you that contact information
You need an attorney who does civil litigation.
Here is the contact for the referral Wish you all the best