Sexual assault lawsuit dropped against Brentwood Academy

WKRN web staff - BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (WKRN) - The lawsuit filed against Brentwood Academy over alleged sexual assault claims has been dismissed, according to a Williamson County Court filing.

The document states the lawsuit was dismissed "with prejudice," which means the lawsuit can't be refiled. It is unclear why the judge dismissed the lawsuit at this time.

The court filing also states the plaintiffs are required to pay the defendants' legal fees.

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The lawsuit was originally filed in August, when the family alleged that the school failed to prevent and respond to repeated alleged sexual assaults of their child by fellow students in a locker room during the 2014-15 school year.

Brentwood Academy officials have denied any wrongdoing from the beginning of the case.

The case was set for a hearing Tuesday in Williamson County Court.

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