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Young boy still in hospital after being rescued from bottom of local pool

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A young Evansville boy remains at St. Mary's Medical Center Wednesday night after being rescued from Rochelle Pool two weeks ago. 

On Wednesday night, 14 News has learned a claim has been filed against the childcare center who brought the boy here on a trip. We're told another will be filed against the city very soon.

According to the boy's mother, it was at Rochelle Pool on June 25 that her son somehow ended up underwater and had to be rescued.

Three-year old Derrick Adamski was re-admitted to St. Mary's on Sunday after his mother says he began suffering seizures.

Jennifer Adamski says, according to doctors, her son suffered brain damage. That's their main concern.

The incident happened last month on a field trip through Memorial Community Development Corporation's Learning Center.

Adamski says she doesn't know exactly what happened. But her attorney Dan Barfield says the boy was underwater for an undetermined amount of time.

Rasheedah Jackson with Memorial's Learning Center issued a statement to 14 News, "A participant fell and hit their head causing them to intake water in shallow water located by the 'play feature.' The lifeguard staff immediately followed proper procedures to pull the participant out of the water and clear the pool. He was then taken to the hospital. We are a faith based organization and we pray for the continued healing for the participant, their family and all of those that helped to act quickly during this unfortunate incident."

We asked City Attorney Ted Ziemer and parks Director Denise Johnson for comment, but they declined.

We're working on gathering more information, but on Wednesday night, the family says they're hoping for a full recovery.

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