Buffalo, NY asked in Education Law and Personal Injury for New York

Q: My 13yr.daughter was assaulted by another student who hit her in the head with a cast. Can we sue the school & child?

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: This may be more a personal injury law question than one about educational law. I'm sorry about the assault on your daughter. I hope she is okay. These scenarios are fact-intensive and require examination of school's supervision and other factors. I recommend you reach out to law firms to set up a free initial consult to investigate in further detail. There are often short deadlines involved in these types of cases, where notices of claim need to be filed promptly to secure one's rights in a legal action. Therefore, it would be advisable to move quickly. Good luck

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