Fla. officer injured during rescue sues
The Associated Press
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CASSELBERRY, Fla. — A Florida police officer who slipped and injured her knee during a rescue is suing a family who called 911 after their toddler nearly drowned.
The family's 1-year-old boy fell into the family pool in January. He was resuscitated but suffered brain damage and can't walk, talk or swallow. He lives in a nursing home and eats and breathes through tubes.
The boy's grandfather says there was obviously going to be water in the house, since the boy was sopping wet when they brought him in from the pool.
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