Teachers get record injury payouts

Press Association

Teachers won record amounts of compensation last year after suffering accidents, injuries or assaults at school, new figures have shown.

One secondary school teacher was awarded more than £382,000 after his arm was slammed in a filing cabinet, while another won £240,000 after working in a poorly ventilated workshop for a decade, according to information published by teaching unions.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%