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Cedar Rapids Failure to Supervise Attorneys
Children spend a majority of their time in school and are subject to many sources of danger. Teachers and school administrators are responsible for supervising the children under their care, and any failure to uphold this responsibility can have terrible consequences. Whether inside the school itself or on the playground, school employees have a duty to watch over the activities of students.
However, due to lack of training, negligence, or poor judgment, some teachers and supervisors do not fulfill their obligations, resulting in serious injuries. If your child was injured on school property, you need the help of an experienced attorney to seek the justice your family deserves. Contact the Cedar Rapids failure to supervise attorneys of Leehey Olson Law, P.C. at 877-209-9452 for more information.
Types of School Injuries
The following types of school injuries are often preventable if a reasonable level of care and supervision is employed:
- Cuts and bruises
- Fractured and dislocated bones
- Head injuries
- Torn MCL/ACL
Courts will use the standard of reasonable care to evaluate the actions of a teacher or other supervisor. In some cases, teachers or other school employees may be held liable for injuries sustained during after-school activities such as sporting events, field trips and bus rides.
If your child was injured due to a lack of supervision while on school property, contact the dedicated Cedar Rapids failure to supervise attorneys of Leehey Olson Law, P.C. at 877-209-9452 to discuss your legal rights and options.