New Jersey School District Agrees to $4.2 Million Settlement With Family of Teen Paralyzed by Punch from Bully

April 20, 2012 Updated Apr 20, 2012 at 5:42 PM EDT

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New Jersey School District Agrees to $4.2 Million Settlement With Family of Teen Paralyzed by Punch from Bully

April 20, 2012 Updated Apr 20, 2012 at 5:42 PM EDT

According to NorthJersey.com, a New Jersey school district has settled a lawsuit filed by the family of a former student who was paralyzed from the waist down after being punched in the stomach by a bully in 2006.

The former student -- who now attends Syracuse University -- and his family will receive $4.2 million in the settlement, according to the NorthJersey.com report.

Read the NorthJersey.com story HERE.