Mother assaulted in Dominican Republic accuses resort of sufferer blaming

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The Delaware mother who stated she survived a savage beating at a Dominican Republic resort accused resort honchos of victim-blaming after they questioned elements of her story this week.

“[We] really feel assured that viewers and the general public can see that the resort’s try to blame the sufferer on this case is their final plea to keep away from taking duty for his or her failures,” Tammy Lawrence-Daley and her attorneys stated in an announcement issued to Individuals Journal Friday.

Within the assertion, in addition they declare that cameras on the all-inclusive resort weren’t working on the time of the assault, and that makes an attempt to seek out her had been delayed for hours, the outlet reported.

Lawrence-Daley, 51, of Wilmington was responding to an announcement launched by The Majestic Magnificence Resort Wednesday wherein they denied wrongdoing and claimed she had, “formally demand[ed] a $2.2 million compensation settlement” earlier than going public with the story.

In a Might Fb put up, Lawrence-Daley stated she was on trip along with her husband, Christopher, and their two greatest buddies on the luxurious resort in January when she was attacked in an hours-long assault by a person sporting a resort uniform.

She stated she was dragged down concrete stairs and thrown right into a crawl house, the place she was crushed with a membership and strangled. She additionally claimed that workers on the resort didn’t deal with her disappearance correctly.

On Wednesday, the resort disputed her declare that it didn’t appropriately deal with her case.