Teacher-Student Sexual Abuse: Plaintiffs Seek Class Action Against Shelby County School Board and Daniel Acker Jr.

Attorneys at Wiggins and Childs represent 5 victims of teacher on student sexual abuse and are seeking class action status.

In 1992 the Shelby County Department of Human Resources placed Daniel Acker on a state central registry for having sexual contact with a 11 year old female student. That same year the Shelby County School Board voted him back into the classroom. In 2012 Acker confessed to the conduct in 1992 and having sexual abused other female students during his 17 year tenure for his sexual gratification.

Kristin Hurt and four other plaintiffs requested the judge open the case to

“Any current or former female student during the time period that Dan Acker (Jr.) worked for (the) Shelby County School Board who was either injured, sexually harassed, abused or molested by Dan Acker (Jr.), or who witnessed such conduct or who was exposed to a sexually hostile education environment through Acker’s conduct.”

Attorneys at Wiggins and Childs are actively investigating a  lawsuit against Daniel Acker Jr., Shelby County School Board, Lee Doebler, and Steven Martin.

If you have questions or information call 205.314.0577. All calls are confidential.

Jon Goldfarb, Daniel Arciniegas, and Will Smith are the attorneys handling this case.

Amended complaint

Brief in Support of Motion to Certify Class

Daniel Acker Jr. Sex Abuse Lawsuit (Alabaster Reporter 04/01/2014)