Child Injury on School Premises: Who Is Responsible in NY?
When a child is hurt at school, it may be difficult to determine who (if anyone) should be held liable. While the accident may have arisen from unavoidable circumstances, accidents and injuries at school often do result from the action or inaction of school officials, staff, or other students. Furthermore, an injury sustained at school that does not initially seem to be the fault of the school district may actually hold the district legally liable. […]