School board was immune from suit from girl struck by playground swing at school

March 10, 2016

  • 141E Education
  • 141EII Public Primary and Secondary Schools
  • 141EII(E) Pupils or Students
  • 141EII(E)8 Injuries to Pupils or Students
  • 141Ek800 Particular Injuries
  • 141Ek805 Sports, Athletics, and Recreation
  • 141Ek805(3) Playgrounds, gymnasiums, and physical education

03-10-16.jpgIn action for personal injuries allegedly suffered by school girl when she was struck by playground swing on ground of public school which she attended, dismissal of complaint as to Board of Education on ground of sovereign immunity was proper.

Copley v. Board of Ed. of Hopkins County, 466 S.W.2d 952 (Ky., 1971)