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Posted On Oct, 26, 2021
By jardinelawoffices

If you are currently a licensed educator or a school district employee in the State of Utah, and you are not presently under investigation or on administrative leave, you are eligible to enroll in the JLO Protection for Educators Program (“PEP”). An “educator” is defined as anyone employed by the school district, who has passed … CONTINUE READING

Posted On Oct, 26, 2021
By jardinelawoffices

Jardine Law Offices (“JLO”) has created the Protection for Educators Program (“PEP”). Once enrolled, PEP will defend you against any criminal allegations made against you while you are at school. This would include any allegations regarding students, co-workers, administrators, or school property. Your coverage is immediate once you retain us. There is no deductible to … CONTINUE READING

Posted On Oct, 26, 2021
By jardinelawoffices

The answer is simple: optics. What organization wants to be associated with child abusers? What organization wants to be associated with any sort of criminal? Once allegations have been levied against a teacher, the organization wants to create some space between the individual and the organization. Schools will put out statements of horror and disbelief … CONTINUE READING

Posted On Oct, 26, 2021
By jardinelawoffices

The answer here is sometimes. Typically, insurance policies will only cover you for your negligent actions. Negligent, in this context, means accidental. Stated differently, if your actions are purposeful – if you intended the result — you will generally not be covered. Let’s explore 2 examples. In example A, the educator trips in the classroom … CONTINUE READING

Posted On Oct, 26, 2021
By jardinelawoffices

That is a complicated question to answer. Most educators think they are covered – they are only partially right. Generally speaking, school districts and teachers’ unions will step up and at least provide an attorney to defend civil claims against teachers. The NEA states that it will pay millions in attorneys fees and up to … CONTINUE READING