The Melbourne mother of a seven-year-old who died from a suspected snake bite on a school excursion is suing the Victorian government and a camp operator.
Rowville primary school student Junpeng Tan suffered a cardiac arrest while on a trip at popular camping destination Mount Morton in October 2013.
ABC News reports Junpeng and mother Xiaoying Tan moved to Australia from China only two months before his death.
Tan has since suffered a major depressive disorder and post traumatic stress disorder, according to court documents.
It was reported the legal firm representing Tan, Maurice Blackburn, said teachers attempted to resuscitate the child before he was taken to Melbourne's Royal Children's Hospital where he later died.
In a statement, he firm commented on the boy's autopsy.