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Blue Creek Academy, West Virginia raided, closed and sued.
« on: September 19, 2015, 03:04:34 PM »
According to various sources on Topix they didn't even bother to clean up the kids files. Everyone can go into the abandoned building and read what should have been confidential files.

They are also being sued:

Quote from: West Virginia Record

by Kyla Asbury, July 14 2015

CHARLESTON - A minor, through his guardian ad litem, is suing Blue Creek Academy after he claims he was abused while a student at the boarding school.

Bible Baptist Church, James Waldeck, J.R. Thompson, John Doe Corporations and John Doe Agents were also named as defendants in the suit.

A.B. was enrolled at Blue Creek Academy for two years and while at the boarding school, he suffered significant physical and emotional abuse, according to a complaint filed May 22 in Kanawha Circuit Court.

A.B. claims he was sexually abused by another resident of the facility due to the lack of supervision, and was subjected to malnourishment, isolationism, corporal punishment, starvation and physical abuse.

On June 10, 2014, the negligence and abuse at BCA was so extreme that A.B. fled, running through the wilderness with no place to go, according to the suit.

A.B. claims he has now been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, reactive attachment disorder and oppositional defiant disorder.

BCA failed to sufficiently staff its facilities in order to manage the safety and welfare of its students, according to the suit.

A.B. claims the defendants took affirmative steps to maintain the abusive and neglectful atmosphere at BCA by failing to report the instances of abuse.

The defendants breached their duty to exercise appropriate and safe dominion, control, oversight and proper management of BCA, which violated the law and caused significant injury and damages to the plaintiff, according to the suit.

A.B. is seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre-judgment interest. He is being represented by Troy N. Giatras and Matthew Stonestreet of the Giatras Law Firm PLLC.

Kanawha Circuit Court case number: 15-C-1016


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Re: Blue Creek Academy, West Virginia raided, closed and sued.
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2015, 01:14:53 PM »
Quote from: Courthouse News Service
Christian Boarding School Accused of Abuse
By DAN MCCUE, Courthouse News Service, June 3 2015
(CN) - A West Virginia teen was so sexually and otherwise abused while attending a Baptist boarding school that he ran off into the "wilderness," having no place else to go, a lawsuit claims.

In a complaint filed May 22 in the Kanawha County circuit court, William Jesse Forbes, the guardian of the alleged victim, identified only as "A.B.," says the teen attended the Blue Creek Academy operated by the Bible Baptist Church for about two years.

During that time, Forbes says, the boarding school which held itself out as "an alternative to today's degenerate, secular culture and education methods" fostered "a dangerous and neglectful environment imposing policies that resulted in significant and tragic injuries to the Plaintiff A.B."

Specifically, Forbes claims the teen was subjected to "malnourishment, isolationism, corporal punishment, starvation and physical abuse" by the authorities at the boarding school, and that the youth was "sexually abused by another resident of the facility due to the lack of supervision and other improper standards utilized by the facility."

On top of all this, the academy "also committed educational neglect," the complaint says.

So bad were A.B.'s experiences at the school, that he finally ran away on June 10, 2014, and no suffers from diagnosed Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Reactive Attachment Disorder, and Oppositional Defiant Disorder.

Forbes seeks compensatory and punitive on claims of negligence, negligent supervision and hiring, negligent infliction of emotional distress, and civil conspiracy.

The plaintiffs are represented by Troy Giatras and Matthew Stonestreet of Charleston, West Virginia.

Representatives of the Blue Creek Academy did not immediately respond to a request for comment.