SOUTH CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. — Parents of seven children who were allegedly fed pickling salt as punishment at a a southwestern Pennsylvania day care have settled their lawsuit against the center.
The lawsuit had alleged that children ages 3 to 6 were fed the salt as punishment by five former employees at the day care in South Connellsville. Alum pickling salt can cause nausea, vomiting and burns.
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review first reported Wednesday that parties for both sides filed papers in Fayette County court last month announcing that the case has been settled.
Anthony Williott, the attorney for the Regional Family YMCA of Laurel Highlands, says the settlement is confidential. The plaintiffs' attorney, Alan Perer, did not immediately return a call.