SCHOOL EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

School Violence Expert Witnesses Discuss Bullying Victim Suicide SCHOOL Expert Case

…  suicide after experiencing repeated bullying at her high school in Maine. There were numerous incidents of bullying documented by the schools administration, however, despite knowledge by senior school …

Student is Seriously Injured During University Field Trip SCHOOL Expert Case

This academic affairs case involves a female student who was injured during a college field trip. As part of an ongoing program for student enrichment, multiple field trip options were offered to all members of the sophomore class. The student did no …

Education Expert Witness Opines on Hostile Classroom Environment SCHOOL Expert Case

…  case stemmed from Plaintiffs’ conflicts with the defendant school district over events in the United States history classroom of Defendant Bruce H. Smith at the Pleasant Valley, Pennsylvania high school in the spring of 2007. Smith showed students material that plaintiffs …

School Nurse Fails to Prevent Choking Death of Disabled Student SCHOOL Expert Case

…  child who died from suffocation due to choking while at a school serving students with disabilities. The student was newly-admitted and …  due to other developmental disabilities. During a school program, someone observed the student was not breathing. It was some …

Athlete Suffers Brain Damage During Unsafe Drill SCHOOL Expert Case

Athlete Suffers Brain Damage During Unsafe Drill

This action sports case takes place in New York and involves an injury sustained by a college athlete during a hockey drill. The plaintiff is a male student who was playing as goalie on his college’s varsity hockey team. On the day in question, the coac …

Student Dies in Gym Class as a Result of Poor Supervision SCHOOL Expert Case

…  male student who was injured and later died in his school gym after he had been “slap boxing” with another student. On the day …  by a wall in the office. The student’s parents sued the school district in a wrongful death …

Slip and Fall In School Cafeteria Results In Injury SCHOOL Expert Case

Slip and Fall In School Cafeteria Results In Injury

…  in North Dakota and involves a slip and fall on a wet school cafeteria floor. The school cafeteria was rented out to the YMCA to run an after school program. The …

School safety expert witness advises on student injury SCHOOL Expert Case

School safety expert witness advises on student injury

…  school safety expert witness with a laboratory safety specialty advises on a case involving a fourth grade private elementary school student who was encouraged by his substitute teacher to taste and …  long term ramifications. Following the incident, the school’s president/CEO issued a formal statement that the student did not …

Epidemiology expert witness discusses school bullying and suicide SCHOOL Expert Case

…  a case involving a teenager’s parents who sued their school district claiming that ignored bullying caused their daughter to commit suicide. The teenager was repeatedly harassed at school because she was overweight and disabled. She jumped to her death from a …