When your son or daughter has been sexually abused by a teacher, you need to know your rights and what can be done about them.
Over the recent past, the law has made clear the rights and remedies available to child victims of abusive teachers, both under state negligence law and state and federal statutes. There have been successful claims under the following causes of action:
1. Claims of assault, battery, and other intentional torts (wrongs) under state tort law against the offending teacher.
2. A school district may be held liable for authorizing or ratifying the teacher’s conduct. [Read more…]