Public School Board, Teacher Face $1.25 Million Lawsuit

The complainants in the suit claim a four-year-old girl suffered serious injuries when she tripped over another student’s legs while returning a book in class

An in-classroom injury is at the heart of a $1.25 million lawsuit filed against the Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) and a teacher at a south end elementary school.

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In a statement of claim filed earlier this month in Guelph, a Puslinch woman and her daughter allege the girl tripped over another student’s legs last November and struck their head on the edge of a table.

The girl was four years old at the time of the incident.

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