ERIC Number: ED334635
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Evans, William J., Jr.
The purpose of tort law is to offer remedies to individuals for harm that resulted from the unreasonable conduct of others. This chapter examines those cases reported during 1989 that involved tort claims within the school context. Tort cases discussed in this chapter are organized under the following sections: (1) negligence in regard to injuries; (2) negligence defenses; (3) liability insurance; (4) attorney fees; (5) employee injuries, workers' compensation; (6) defamation; (7) intentional infliction of emotional distress; (8) tortious interference with a contract; (9) product liability; (10) construction contracts; and (11) constitutional torts. (MLF)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Organization on Legal Problems of Education, Topeka, KS.
Note: In: Thomas, Stephen B., Ed. The Yearbook of Education Law, 1990. National Organization on Legal Problems of Education, 1990 (EA 022 964).