“All parents should be assured of their children’s physical and mental well-being when sending them to school, regardless if it is a public or private setting. When school officials behave in such an outrageous way, the attorneys at Whitbeck Bennett will not back down from our mission to protect the dignity and rights of students.”

Whitbeck Bennett Partner, Elizabeth Lancaster


Lawsuit over student’s attempted suicide can continue


By: Evan Goodenow | Loudoun Times-Mirror | October 12, 2022


“Attorney Elizabeth J. Lancaster didn’t need to argue that a $4 million lawsuit she wrote accusing a private school and its former principal of causing an ex-student to attempt suicide should continue.”


“Before Lancaster could rebut attorney D. Stephenson Schwinn’s dismissal motion on behalf of Loudoun School for Advanced Studies and Sylvia Israel, former head of school, Judge James E. Plowman denied the motion in Loudoun Circuit Court on Oct. 7. The lawsuit, which contains claims including intentional infliction of emotional distress, false imprisonment and negligence, was filed in July…”


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