Re: Removing a leader
John Tudor (tudorj@WP.CC.NC.US)
Fri, 3 Oct 1997 08:08:52 -0400
At 01:05 AM 10/2/97 -0400, Patrick J Heller said:
>Need some advice. Here's the scenario:
>A local Troop took on a leader who they knew, at the time of application,
>is mentally challenged and has physical limitations. No further medical
>The Troop Committee and Leadership feel that this leader is an imminent
>danger to the boys - if this leader cuts himself in any way, the boys
>exposed to HIV, and doesn't take any measures to prevent this exposure.
>This looks to be a no-win situation, and they desperately need advice.
My first thought is that you need the advice of an attorney, and quickly.
This situation could lead to major problems which could put an end to this
troop, and maybe even to the sponsoring org.
If one of the boys should be exposed to the HIV virus, and their parents
find out that the troop knew about the leader's disease, and failed to do
nothing about it, there is the basis for yet another law suit.
Looks like there is the possibility for a law suit whichever way you go, so
you need to get a lawyer advice before you do anything.
Best of luck, and keep the list informed about what happens..
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