Teachers, schools and local educational authorities are all required by the law to look after the children in their charge as if they were a reasonably careful parent. Accidents in the classroom, gymnasium, on the school sports field, during school trips are may mean the school/teacher/education authority is liable to pay compensation for injuries, provided the care and supervision was negligent. Other types of claims against schools or education authorities may include those relating to bullying or failing to provide adequate education for pupils with special educational needs such as dyslexia.
Only specialist education lawyers are listed on this page.
It is strongly recommended that you should consult with two or three accredited injury lawyers before making a decision on who to instruct.