Florida Court Says Colleges May Be Liable for Off-Campus Injuries

A university may be held liable for a student's injuries at an off-campus internship site if the institution had a significant role in establishing the internship and knew in advance that the site was dangerous, the Florida Supreme Court ruled in late March.

A then-graduate student in psychology sued Nova Southeastern University in 1998, after she was robbed and sexually assaulted in the parking lot of the Family Services Agency, where she had been assigned by