Go to navigation Go to content
Toll-Free: (888) 497-3410
Phone: 516.791.5700
Law Offices of Jonathan M. Cooper

What Could Be Going On In Your Child's School

Blog Category:
Jonathan Cooper
Comments (0)

This school negligence claim certainly takes the cake, as far as I'm concerned, for being a headline grabber.

On a dare, a student taking an electrical trades class hooks up the electrodes to his own chest, and then gets a terrible shock which causes him serious personal injuries: his heart stopped, and may now have permanent brain damage.

Granted, at first blush I think this case lacks merit. After all, if you're a high school student, and you know that electricity can turn on lights in a room, you should have an appreciation that it can hurt you. There is one interesting wrinkle to this case, though: apparently, the teacher may have been the one daring the student to hook up the electrodes to his body.

And, if you're dealing with a peer-pressured high school student, perhaps the school can be held negligent.

Category: School Negligence / Personal Injury

Jonathan Cooper
Connect with me
Non-Compete, Trade Secret and School Negligence Lawyer

There are no comments.

Post a comment

Post a Comment to "What Could Be Going On In Your Child's School"

To reply to this message, enter your reply in the box labeled "Message", hit "Post Message."


Email:* (will not be published)


Notify me of follow-up comments via email.