Jury Rules Sex Offender Pay $49.3 Million In Damages

November 16, 2017

According to the Miami Herald: A Miami-Dade jury ruled on Tuesday 11/14/2017 that Bresnniel Jasen Mones, a 35-year-old ex-geometry teacher, pay $49.3 million in damages. The way the damages for the lewd and lascivious acts committed by Mones are as follows:
  • $30 million in punitive damgaes
  • $4 million for past mental pain and anquish
  • $15 million for future mental pain and anquish
  • $255,000 for future medical expenses
  • $13,906 for past C.R.R. medical expenses
The lawsuit was originally filed in 2014 against the School Board for neglect in failing to protect her from a teacher who had a known history of improper behavior.
Mones was accused of, and admitted to, having sex with a 16-year-old student 3 times and to sending her lewd and explicit text messages. After the original trial and his guilty pleas, Mones spent 5 months in prison and was released in June of that year. He is out on a probation period of 10 years that has already been reduced to 8. Mones is a registered sex offender and lives in Florida.