Suing a high school for hot chocolate burn?!

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    cardionurseKposted 7 years ago

    Suing a high school for hot chocolate burn?!

    While at a high school football game the other night, I purchased a cup of hot chocolate. While picking up the styrofoam cup, a small amount spilled on to my hand and in 2 seconds burned the skin off of my hand. After being seen at a local ER, I was told that I could not return to work until the burn was completely healed as I am a nurse the risk of infection is way too high. This could take 2-3 weeks. I don't have enough vacation time and I've only been working at my job for 4 months so I cannot take FMLA. Am I wrong to ask the school to pay for my medical bills and time out of work? I mea

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    SpaceAgeposted 7 years ago

    This is a legal matter that requires the assistance of a lawyer.

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    Bail Up !posted 7 years ago

    I am not an attorney so I can't give you legal advice. You can certainly discuss it with one as he/she would be better able to tell you if your case has merit based on the details. Good Luck.