Suing a School Lawyers

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When Can a School Be Sued?

Educational institutions are very susceptible to lawsuits, both at the federal and state level. Some of the most common lawsuits against a school are:

Who Can Be Sued?

Lawsuits against a school can typically involve a number of people or groups. Because an event may involve an individual teacher who is employed by a school, vicarious liability often comes into play. The most common defendants are:

  1. School boards,
  2. School districts,
  3. Individual school,
  4. Teachers, and/or
  5. Superintendent.

Do I Need an Attorney for a School Lawsuit?

If you think you can sue a school, or you are involved in a lawsuit against a school, it is highly recommended for you to contact an attorney. Only they will be able to explain the issues, protect your rights, and defend you if necessary.

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Last Modified: 11-19-2014 03:07 PM PST

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