June 27, 2022

DSB was successful in moving for summary judgment on behalf of a Long Island school district in a personal injury action against the district by a student injured in an altercation at school. Plaintiffs, the guardian of an infant, commenced the action to recover damages for injuries sustained by the infant in an altercation with another student inside the school building. The Supreme Court of Suffolk County found that DSB affirmatively established that the altercation was unforeseeable as a matter of law and the level of supervision was appropriate. DSB’s motion for summary judgment was granted in its entirety.

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