Mother of injured student sues school

WESTFIELD — Themother of a Westfield High School student injured after a stage collapse sent dozens of students falling into an orchestra pit filed a lawsuit against the school corporation Thursday for damages.

The complaint filed by Jennifer Hoffman in Hamilton Superior Court in Noblesville alleges the Westfield Washington School Corp. did not properly supervise the employee who constructed the stage, leading to her daughter’s injuries, an Indianapolis newspaper reported.