An American Muslim woman is planning to sue a hospital in Michigan, where she was brutally attacked by a patient in an apparent hate crime.
Video footage released recently of the 10 February assault shows the hijab-wearing student approach the reception desk at the hospital’s Accident and Emergency department before a grey-haired man storms into the waiting room and starts punching her right in the head.
The attacker, identified as 50-year-old John Deliz, manages to get several punches in and knocks the victim off before the hospital’s staff and other people present at the scene manage to pull her away from him.
The woman, whose identity is being kept from public for privacy reasons, has filed for legal action against the hospital for its failure to take appropriate measures to monitor the Deliz, who is said to have mental issues.
According to the victim’s lawyer said, Deliz admitted in a Detroit court that he had escaped from a “group…