The Little Legger family, who suffered serious injuries after falling from a bunk bed, are suing the league and the bed manufacturer

Easton Oliverson of the Snow Canyon Little League of Utah suffered a fractured skull after falling while sleeping from a bunk bed at a players’ dorm in Williamsport, Pennsylvania on Aug. 15. He was placed in a medical coma and underwent multiple surgeries.

The lawsuit was filed on Friday in Pennsylvania state court from Easton’s parents, Jess and Nancy Oliverson, seeking at least $50,000 in punitive and punitive damages for negligence and liability.

According to the lawsuit, bed maker Savoy Contract Furniture and Little League were negligent “because they didn’t get bed rails,” which brought Easton down.

“The 2-story bunk bed designed, manufactured, distributed, marketed and/or sold by Savoy is in such a serious and defective condition that it does not contain all the elements necessary to render it safe for its intended use.” read it in the court record.

The parents also claimed their son suffered “serious and permanent injuries” as a result, the lawsuit states.

Little League Baseball Inc. declined. Commentary on pending court cases. CNN could not reach Savoy for comment.

On Aug. 17, shortly after the fall, Little League released a statement to CNN saying the bunk beds in the players’ residences did not have safety rails.

“Since 1992, Little League has used institutional-style bunk beds to give players the most space possible to enjoy their time in the dorms. Although these beds have no guard rails, Little League is not aware of any serious injuries occurring during this time. “. “Out of great caution, Little League has decided to remove all beds from the dormitories and place each bed separately on the floor.”

Oliverson, nicknamed “Tank,” was hospitalized in Pennsylvania for two weeks before being transferred to Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. On 09/19 Instagram-Konto He was set up to update on his recovery and announced he had returned home.

Support for Oliverson came after news of his injury made national headlines.

The Brigham Young University football team and Los Angeles Dodgers right-back Mookie Betts provided videos of support to Easton via Instagram.

Oliver thanks, people her prayers in a video posted to social media on August 30.

CNN’s Caroline Song, Kevin Dotson, and Zenbo Sella contributed to this report.



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