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Q:
Can a school be found responsible (or negligent) for a student's personal injuries that occurred when another student assaulted him?

A:
The short answer to this question is it depends on whether the school either knew or should have known that the assault was going to occur, yet failed to undertake appropriate actions to prevent the incident from occurring. In order to gain a fuller understanding of this important topic, please read our article, "How to Prove Your School Negligence Case."
Jonathan Cooper
Employment Litigation and School Negligence Lawyer