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A.W. v. Lancaster County School District 0001
A.W. sued Defendant LPS after her child C.B. was sexually assaulted in a school restroom by Siems. LPS staff saw Siems enter the school building, took note of the danger he posed to the students, but did not track his location once he entered the school. LPS staff allowed C.B. to go to the restroom while Siems was still in the building. C.B. later reported Siems the sexually assaulted him. The trial court dismissed A.W.’s claim holding that LPS did not owe a duty to protect C.B. from the sexual assault Further, C.B.’s harm was not foreseeable and LPS took reasonable measures to protect students against acts of violence.
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