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Groundbreaking Teacher Protection Judgment

 
June 24, 2015

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Case Study

Situation

The superintendent of a major public school district was sued for failing to prevent an act of student violence under a theory that failure to supervise resulted in a dangerous student being admitted to the school.

Result

We obtained summary judgment on a groundbreaking application of the Paul D. Coverdell Teacher Liability Protection Act and secured an affirmance before the state supreme court.