Addison, IL asked in Personal Injury for Wisconsin

Q: My daughter fractured her ankle in gym class and the teacher wouldnt let her go to the nurse can i sue the school.

The gym teacher told her to walk it off and she couldnt go to the nurse till after class and she is only in second grade.

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David Alan Wolf
David Alan Wolf
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A: The pursuit of the case will depend on a number of factors. One, if the school is a public schools, there may be limitations and / or procedures that limit how and when the school district can be sued. In most negligence cases, there must be a showing that the negligent conduct caused harm. Certainly, your daughter had to endure more pain and discomfort that she should have if the gym teacher was paying attention. A question will be if the delay in allowing your daughter to go see the nurse made any difference in the care that she received and / or made any difference in her long term condition. You should consult with a local attorney. Review these and other issues with the attorney. Good luck.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
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A: Contact a member of the Wisconsin Assn for Justice--they give free consults.

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