Accidents at School
The moment you drop your child off at school or send him or her off on the school bus, you may begin to worry about his or her safety. Most of the time students are fine once they arrive at school and are under the supervision of teachers, employees, and administrative staff. However, some parents’ nightmares come true when they find out that their children have not received proper care and attention while at school.
Common School Safety Issues
There are various factors that can lead to a student becoming injured on school grounds. Most factors that lead to students injuring themselves or sustaining more severe injuries are due to being under supervised by the workers inside the school. When an area of the school becomes under supervised by workers, the area immediately becomes a safety hazard to students. Staff members should be in areas to observe any fights or scuffles that may occur and keep people who do not belong on school grounds from entering.
Students may also find that certain parts of their school are not managed properly or are under managed. Maintenance is required to keep areas safe for students by clearing and cleaning all facilities. If a school or school district has failed to respond to negligence within the maintenance department, compensation may be available to victims who have suffered as a result.
If your child has been injured in a school-related accident that could have been prevented, contact the Indianapolis personal injury lawyers of the Charles D. Hankey Law office, P.C. at (800) 520-3633.