Indiana court to decide if injured student was hazed
The Indiana Supreme Court will decide if the case of a former Wabash College student who says he was injured during a fraternity hazing deserves to go to trial.
The court is scheduled to hear Brian Yost's arguments April 23. The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled in October that Yost hadn't proven the college or Phi Kappa Psi fraternity violated Indiana's hazing law and upheld a local court's decision that a trial wasn't merited.
Yost alleges in a lawsuit filed in 2009 that he was injured when other fraternity members tried to force him into a shower. Another student had persuaded other fraternity members to "shower" Yost after he tried to get them to dunk him in a creek.
The appellate court ruled 2-1 that Yost wasn't a hazing victim.
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