This piggy is accused of going sow wild.
A Staten Island tyro says she was pounded by a pig during a school margin outing to a Vermont plantation — and her family is suing the city.
Nia Braithwaite, a tyro at Public School 57 in Grymes Hill, and her mom filed the lawsuit Friday against the city Education Department over the cruel boar they contend “violently struck her.”
The girl and her mom, Nubia Braithwaite, explain the city is obliged for injuries Nia sustained from a inspired porker during an Aug 2016 category outing to the Reading farm.
Nia “was caused to be harmed when defendants . . . placed the tot in an rash environment while the pig was feeding,” according to the censure in Staten Island Supreme Court.
Nia was 10 at the time.
The evil-tempered hog “should have been known,” the censure states, “to have formerly exhibited dangerous, infamous and antagonistic natures, characteristics, propensities and identical incidents of earthy violence.”
When Nia was allowed hit with the pig at Spring Brook Farm by school staffers, the censure says, the animal “violently struck her,” leaving the girl “sick, sore, sore and disabled” with undisclosed permanent injuries.
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Rob Macri, preparation executive at Farms for City Kids, a nonprofit that brings students to revisit Spring Brook Farm, pronounced the charges are hogwash.
“The immature lady slipped and fell onto her knee as she was carrying food down to the pigs,” Macri said. “The immature lady was not pounded by any pig.”
The Braithwaites — by their Manhattan-based attorney, Paul Marber — declined to yield any additional information about the occurrence or the girl’s injuries.
“We’ve conferred with the client, and they’re really not meddlesome in expounding on whatever is in the lawsuit,” Marber said. “They’ll just understanding with the litigation.”
Marber declined to contend how much income the Braithwaites seek.
A orator for the city Law Department pronounced the city would examination the complaint.
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