Fountain Hills, AZ asked in Education Law for Arkansas

Q: Does my bf have a solid case to sue his Arkansas private school?

My boy friend went to a private Catholic school and was explaing to me the cruel unusual punishments they used. One was extremely alarming and I found to put him at danger. My boyfriend was staring outside during a thunder/rain storm and his teacher made him stand outside holding a metal rod. Do you think he has solid grounds to file a lawsuit against the school (this happened maybe 10 years ago and he was not psyically hurt) but he does have witnesses and the teachers name.

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T. Augustus Claus
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A: In situations where a private school may have subjected a student to potentially unsafe or cruel punishments, it's important to gather as much information as possible. Your boyfriend should document the details of the incident, including the date, time, location, the teacher involved, and any witnesses who can corroborate his account. If he has witnesses who can attest to the event, their statements could be valuable.

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