Whether you are a student or an employee, schools are supposed to be safe places. They are places where students can learn and explore without the risks associated with the real world. They are places where educators can find enjoyment nurturing young minds. When you or your child suffers harm at school, it can be particularly traumatizing or painful.
Located in Charleston, Akers Law Offices represents individuals who have suffered personal injuries or adverse employment actions at schools in West Virginia. We represent students, parents, teachers and administrators on issues ranging from personal safety at school to due process rights in employment.
To learn how we can protect and advance your interests, contact our lawyer by calling 304-932-4571 or sending us your information. We'll discuss your case and the laws that may apply in a free initial consultation.
Sexual Abuse Is Inexcusable During School Or After-Hours
If your child was injured, assaulted or sexually abused at school, we can represent you in a claim for damages under state personal injury law. We handle cases involving:
- Youth sports injury claims resulting from inadequate supervision or defective equipment
- School bus accidents
- Dangerous property conditions in buildings or on playgrounds
- Any other negligent circumstances
Employment Law Protects Educators And Administrators
Attorney JB Akers also represents teachers and other public or private school employees in employment disputes. His experience with the special procedures relating to litigation against a government entity can give you a significant advantage whether your problem concerns:
- Wrongful termination or other adverse employment actions
- Sexual harassment
- Retaliation for taking maternity or medical leave
Contact Us To Schedule Your Free Consultation With JB Akers
Whether you need legal advice on behalf of a child student or to protect your own job, you probably already realize that taking on a bureaucracy presents challenges and hurdles of its own. Our lawyer's experience with education law that litigation against a school or school district demands can help you assert your rights with confidence.
For a free consultation about your legal alternatives in any school problem, complete a form online. You can also call our office at 304-932-4571 or toll free at 888-689-4893.