Student Receives Settlement After Being Physically Assaulted by Teacher
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A mother and her daughter contacted DRZ because a teacher physically assaulted the child. The assault occurred in a public elementary school classroom. DRZ filed suit against the public school and teacher for violation of the child’s Constitutional rights and for infliction of emotional distress. After extensive briefing to the court regarding Constitutional and immunity issues, the child received a confidential settlement.