A Stanford College administrator and her husband, a professor, sued the college over the loss of life of their son from an unintentional drug overdose at his fraternity home, NBC Bay Space reported.
Julia Erwin-Weiner, affiliate vice chairman of improvement on the Stanford Medical Middle, and Amir Weiner, affiliate professor of historical past, filed a wrongful loss of life lawsuit after their son, Eitan Weiner, died of an unintentional fentanyl overdose on the Theta Delta Chi fraternity home two years in the past. The lawsuit names Stanford College, the Theta Delta Chi fraternity—since disbanded on campus—and 6 people, together with a highschool classmate of Eitan’s who has admitted to promoting him the drugs, the Los Altos City Crier reported.
“For 2 years, we’ve been begging and pleading with the College to carry the establishments and people who had any function, any half in Eitan’s loss of life, to carry them accountable,” Amir Weiner instructed the NBC station. “For 2 years, we’ve bought nothing.”
He and his spouse have labored at Stanford for greater than 25 years, and their daughter, Ya’El Weiner, graduated from the college in 2019.
“The college is culpable as a result of it didn’t observe its personal insurance policies,” the mother and father’ legal professional, Carlos Gonzalez, instructed the NBC station. “What ought to have occurred after that, throughout the residence dorm life system at Stanford, there ought to have been studies made. There ought to have been an intervention. There ought to have been steps taken to verify there have been no managed substances inside the home.”
Dee Mostofi, related vice chairman of College Media Relations and Communications, instructed the NBC station, “We have been saddened to obtain information of this lawsuit, as our neighborhood continues to mourn Eitan’s tragic loss of life, and we’ve nice sympathy for his household and people affected by it. We don’t agree with most of the allegations within the grievance, and we are going to defend the college in opposition to this lawsuit.”