[LISTEN] Common accidents could land schools in hot water with parents

A potential lawsuit can be laid if a child suffers an injury at school but the parents would have to prove there was negligence on the part of the school or its employees.

Senior associate at DSC Attorneys Johann Roux explains.

The courts would use a test to see what reasonable steps a school could have taken to avoid the harm from occurring.

Johann Roux , Senior associate - DSC Attorneys

For example, if a child falls off a jungle gym you would ask yourself: 'Was there adequate supervision or did the teachers just allow the kids to play and then someone got injured as a result?'

Johann Roux , Senior associate - DSC Attorneys

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