DHS to pay $9,500 to settle suit after wrong girl picked up from school
BY NOLAN CLAY NewsOK.com
Saturday, October 27, 2012
10/27/12 at 7:25 AM
OKLAHOMA CITY - The state Department of Human Services has agreed to pay $9,500 to settle a lawsuit that was filed after a temporary worker picked up the wrong girl from a Harrah elementary school in 2006.
Oklahoma County District Judge Lisa Davis approved the settlement Thursday.
"It was just a mix-up," DHS attorney Richard Freeman said. "Once it was determined there had been a mistake, we rectified it as soon as possible."
Ashley Solmi was a student at Clara Reynolds Elementary School in Harrah when the DHS worker picked her up by mistake on April 14, 2006. Ashley was then 9 or 10, her mother, Kimberly Solmi, told the judge.
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