The mother of a Janesville teenager, asked to move to the back of a Janesville transit System Bus has filed a lawsuit against the bus driver in federal court.
Although the City of Janesville is not names in the suit, last month the boy's attorney asked the city for $500,000.
The attorney for the boy, whose African American claims that the boy was asked to move to the back of a Janesville Transit System Bus in December because of his race.
A video of the incident released by the city shows the driver asking the boy to move for a handicap of disabled person, and when he mumbles something under his breath she throws him off the bus.
The bus driver retired from the city on January first.