Three former Ooltewah High School employees file federal lawsuit over rape case fallout

Ooltewah High School Principal Jim Jarvis testifies in a hearing for coaches and administrators charged with failing to report child abuse or suspected child abuse.

Three former Ooltewah High School employees have filed a federal lawsuit claiming they were mistreated in the days and months after the pool cue rape of an Ooltewah High School freshman.

Former Ooltewah High School Principal Jim Jarvis, the school's former Athletic Director Allard "Jesse" Nayadley and former head basketball coach Andre "Tank" Montgomery filed the suit Monday.

The men, along with their wives -- Amelia Jarvis, Bonita Montgomery and Janet Nayadley -- filed the suit against the Hamilton County Department of Education, Tennessee Department of Children's Services, Hamilton County, the Hamilton County District Attorney's Office, District Attorney Neal Pinkston and former Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Rick Smith.