Hop-scotch victim loses claim

4th February 2000 at 00:00
A TEACHER injured while performing a hop-scotch jump in a dance class has lost a pound;13,000 compensation claim. Laraine Hill, a 51-year-old teacher at Crook primary, near Bishop Auckland, ruptured her Achills tendon during a training session that was set up in response to inspectors' criticism of Crook's dance teaching. She sued Durham County Council but her claim was rejected by the Appeal Court.

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