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SCHOOLS FACE INCREASING LITIGATION OVER BULLYING

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Teachers face more claims from pupils who have been bullied or injured. The Law page of The Times examines the issu...
Teachers face more claims from pupils who have been bullied or injured. The Law page of The Times examines the issues involved when victims of school bullying turn to the courts for compensation.

The author states: 'Teachers and schools clearly owe a duty to pupils and parents to take reasonable steps to prvent suffering of this nature. Why should they not be answerable in a civil court when they fail?'
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