Atlantic City, NJ asked in Education Law and Personal Injury for New Jersey

Q: Can I sue a school district for a teacher/coach leaving my son injured at another school by himself?

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing

A: Much depends on the injury and circumstances, but if he came out of it with the injury not being made worse, the amount you would get would not be worth an attorney taking it.In other words, you only collect based on the damage that did happen, not what could have happened.I realize in these circumstances that is highly unsatisfactory, but it is the way it is. That being said, members of the New Jersey Assn for Justice give free consultations and I suggest you get a couple from NJAJ attorneys in your part of the state who handle education law issues.

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