SPECIAL NEEDS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

School Fails to Prevent Student Suicide Despite Repeated Warnings SPECIAL NEEDS Expert Case

This academic affairs case involves the suicide of a public high school student in New Jersey who had a known history of self-harm, primarily cutting. At some point, the girl’s mother approached the administration of her high school with concerns about he …

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

This case takes place in Illinois and involves a male child who died from suffocation due to choking while at a school serving students with disabilities. The student was newly-admitted and had a known history of choking hazard – he was not supposed to be  …

Child is Injured by Negligent Home Nursing Care SPECIAL NEEDS Expert Case

Child is Injured by Negligent Home Nursing Care

This case takes place in Arkansas and involves the care of a physically and mentally disabled child on the autism spectrum, who was typically cared for at home by his parents. On the day in question, the child’s parents had to leave for a work-related ev …