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Cowboys Players Sued

Our Son Almost Drowned

And It's Your Fault

9/24/2013 6:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Three Dallas Cowboys stars are personally responsible for a boy nearly drowning at a football camp this summer -- at least according to the kid's parents who are now suing for at least a MILLION BUCKS.

The parents of 13-year-old James Jackson Jr. filed the suit against Miles Austin, Anthony Spencer, and Brandon Carr ... claiming it's their fault James nearly drowned during a football camp held at the University of North Texas, and bearing Spencer's name.

The boy reportedly sank to the bottom of a pool -- while there were roughly 125 other kids in the water -- and had to be pulled out, given CPR, and taken to a nearby hospital. 

Now his parents are pointing the finger at the players and the company that organized the camp -- claiming it was their responsibility to hire better lifeguards, and make sure the pool was safe for swimmers.

The lawsuit doesn't specify the boy's injuries, but says he suffered mental anguish, disfigurement, and physical impairment.

We called Cowboys HQ for comment ... so far, no word back.

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31.

J    

TEACH YOUR CHILDREN HOW TO SWIM AT A YOUNG AGE.

356 days ago
32.

james277    

Wow some devilish ass people the kid was suppose to be at a football and basketball camp do your research the kid live yea but he can't walk talk even have the shakes some of u must not love your kids like they do his family ain't hurting for no money research people

356 days ago
33.

Hilary shelp    

You people are so nasty. I heard there wasn't supposed to be swimming at the event. So the parents didn't know. Maybe you should know some facts before you say terrible things about people. Also it's not like the kid is ok. I'd be upset too if my kid never walked, talked, or did much of anything. However I don't understand why the players are being sued, maybe the camp/Unt, but not the players. Sad story. Wish there was an update. Wonder if it is over yet.

265 days ago
34.

Smiley    

Let me get this straight the little boy is still in the hospital and it's 2014 he is basically a baby all over again he still is barely moving and not talking a lot if y'all kids was in that situation u would sue to he is mental now!! So all the people saying it's about the money stop it cause it's not he's not moving he's not talking and he is getting fed through a tube so stop and how I know all this because that's my cousin husband brother

249 days ago
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