Settlement in Mascot Beating


(KGET) Vindication but still no justification for the incident that changed Mitchell Carter’s life in Bakersfield, California during the month of December 2010.

A jury has awarded the California man $10.5 million in a settlement that was reached for the beating he received at a school pep rally.

Carter was stuck at the bottom of a dog pile, being repeatedly punched and kicked in the head and side, after allegedly wearing a rival school’s mascot uniform to the event.

Doctors diagnosed Carter with a mild traumatic brain injury, as well as damage to his frontal lobe in connection with the beating.

“I would trade everything to have a full functioning brain,” Carter said.

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