Who's Liable for a School Shooting?

Tragic incidents like the one that took place in Parkland, Florida can happen anywhere with little to no warning signs. Those events changed the lives of everyone affected forever. With school shootings making headlines across the country, we've been asked who's liable for such a tragic event.

In many cases, it's the school system who has the duty to supervise and protect their students. Negligence can many times lead to tragedy.

In the unfortunate event of a loved one being injured or killed at school, you might be entitled to damages from the school or school corporation.

But this is not just limited to school shootings. Some other examples of possible claims:

  • Injuries sustained in a school bus crash.
  • An injury on a school playground, in a gymnasium, or in a pool.
  • An assault (including a school shooting) by a teacher or other school employee, another student, or someone on school grounds who is not a school district employee.
  • Food poisoning from a meal served at the cafeteria

At 10 a.m. March 14th students are planning to walk outside for 17 minutes in honor of the 17 victims of the February mass shooting and to call for legislation that responds to gun violence.

If you, or someone you know, have been the victim of an injury or wrongful death and you think the school might be to blame please contact Tabor Law Firm in Indianapolis, Indiana. The consultation is free and we focus exclusively on helping individuals and families dealing with the most serious of injuries recover the compensation they deserve.

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