Finding a School at Fault for Injury
A Fayetteville accident at school is making parents and school officials wonder if a student’s injuries were caused by a teacher or another student. A boy at a Fayetteville elementary school was pulled away from a fight he was having with a girl. Later, his parents realized their son had a broken arm. Although the school firmly believes harmful force was not used, the substitute teacher who broke up the fight is a potential cause of the boy’s injuries, according to local news sources. An investigation is being made to determine who is at fault for the boy’s injuries that occurred on school property.
Children’s injuries on and off school property are not always a result of the school’s faculty or property maintenance. Students can be a threat to each other, in which case an injured child’s parents would pursue an injury claim directly with the at-fault student and his or her guardians.
Fayetteville School Accident
Brent Adams & Associates personal injury attorneys know how complicated it is to determine fault in a school accident. Our accident attorneys also know how sensitive children are to traumatic experiences that could potentially impair them for the rest of their lives. In the Fayetteville school accident case above, the investigation may find that negligent class supervision caused the students’ fight to escalate to a dangerous level. It may find that the injured boy has a history of aggression. In any case, as the evidence is gathered, victims and their families should document all medical care expenses, treatments and expected future costs, as well as consult a NC personal injury attorney to learn the steps in pursuing compensation. Brent Adams & Associates offers free reviews of injury claims in NC. If you’re not able to come to us, we will come to you, no matter where you are in the state. Call 800.849.5931 to discuss your NC injury case.
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