Legal issues: LSAT Prep tutoring?

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Legal issues: LSAT Prep tutoring?

Postby katesearches » Tue Jun 12, 2012 5:46 am

If I want to tutor independently... what are some precautionary legal issues I should take into consideration?

I've tutored students one-on-one in the past (not for LSAT), and never had a problem. But with the DaveHall/Velocity/TM lawsuit last month, I'm thinking about planning for things "just in case".

Should I ask students to sign a liability waiver? Could students sue me if they're not happy with their test score? even if I never guarantee them specific score increases, etc? If I do have some kind of liability, what things should I include? I'd obviously disclose my LSAT report to them, maybe log on in front of them, but is there anything else I should do?

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Re: Legal issues: LSAT Prep tutoring?

Postby Nova » Tue Jun 12, 2012 1:10 pm

Make sure they buy their own practice tests. Dont print them out PDFs or anything like that.

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Re: Legal issues: LSAT Prep tutoring?

Postby bernaldiaz » Tue Jun 12, 2012 1:14 pm

Where do people start advertising for private tutoring? Fliers in the library, Craigslist?

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