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A Utah boy has returned home from the hospital with a serious head injury after falling from a bunk bed during last month’s Minor League World Series in Pennsylvania, and his family is suing the league and the company that makes the bed. Easton Oliverson, 12, suffered a fractured skull and a brain hemorrhage on Aug. 15 when a player in St. George, Utah, fell in a player’s dorm in Williamsport. He has since undergone three surgeries and battled a staph infection, the family’s attorney, Ken Fulginiti, said Tuesday. “He’s not doing well. After the third craniotomy, the most recent development was a seizure. It’s been a long road,” Fulginiti said. Easton was hospitalized in Pennsylvania and Utah before being discharged last week, he said. RELATED VIDEO ABOVE: Minor league player who fell on bunk bed with fractured skull is expected to make a full recovery, doctors say the negligence lawsuit Jayce and Nancy Oliverson filed Friday in Philadelphia said the upper bunk had no rails. Neither Minor League International nor Savoy Contract Furniture of Williamsport immediately responded to messages seeking comment. Pitcher and outfielder Easton, from the Snow Canyon team in southwestern Santa Clara, Utah, fell asleep in his sleep, Fulginiti said. The lawsuit seeks more than $50,000 for the boy’s care, as well as punitive damages. “They are very grateful for all the support they have received across the country,” Fulginiti said. “But they’re trying to focus on family. They’ve got two other kids, and that’s a lot.” Jess Oliverson was the assistant baseball coach, while Easton’s younger brother Brogan was the backup, who was killed after the fall. appointed to take his place. Snow Canyon was eliminated after two losses.

A Utah boy has returned home from the hospital with a serious head injury after falling from a bunk bed during the Minor League World Series in Pennsylvania last month, and his family is suing the league and the bed-making company.

Easton Oliverson, 12, of St. George, Utah, suffered a fractured skull and a brain hemorrhage when he fell on Aug. 15 at a player’s dorm in Williamsport. He has since undergone three surgeries and battled a staph infection, the family’s attorney, Ken Fulginiti, said Tuesday.

“He’s not doing well. After the third craniotomy, the most recent development was a seizure. It’s been a long road,” Fulginiti said. Easton was hospitalized in Pennsylvania and Utah before being discharged last week, he said.

RELATED VIDEO ABOVE: Doctors say minor leaguer who broke skull in bunk bed expects full recovery

The negligence lawsuit filed Friday in Philadelphia by Jess and Nancy Oliverson alleges that the upper bunk has no railings. Neither Little League International nor Williamsport-based Savoy Contract Furniture immediately responded to messages seeking comment.

Easton, a pitcher and outfielder for the Santa Clara Snow Canyon team in southwestern Utah, fell asleep in his sleep, Fulguiniti said. The lawsuit seeks more than $50,000 for the boy’s care, as well as punitive damages.

“They are very grateful for all the support they have received across the country,” Fulginiti said. “But they’re trying to focus on family. They have two other kids, and a lot.”

Jess Oliverson was the baseball team’s assistant coach, while Easton’s younger brother Brogan was the backup, who was named to take his place after the fall. Snow Canyon was eliminated after two losses.

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