Class action suit filed in wake of Marshal Middle School CO incident

More than 150 students and faculty members at Beaumont’s Marshal Middle School who became ill following a carbon monoxide leak in 2016 could see some type of compensation resulting from a class action lawsuit filed this week.

12News has learned that the suit was filed Tuesday in the 136th District Court and lists the Harris County Department of Education, CNA Insurance Companies and Onecis Insurance Companies as defendants. 

READ MORE | Original Class Action Petition

The petition maintains that boilers on the campus were unsafe in spite of those in charge of maintaining the boiler certifying that they were in order. 

The petition says the insurance company’s inspector examined the boilers a few months before the incident and failed to identify boiler defects that led to the leak.

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