In German, a teacher sue her student only because the student drew a picture of bunny on the blackboard. I don't know how the student drew it, but the teacher was awfully scared because she got rabbit phobia. Weird isn't? Read the full report here.
30 Apr 2010
Teacher with rabbit phobia to sue 14-year-old for drawing bunny.
A teacher with a phobia over rabbits is suing a 14-year-old pupil for compensation after she drew a bunny on the blackboard.
The teacher, from Vechta, Germany, says she was traumatised by the drawing, and claims the girl knew it would terrify her.She had transferred to the school where a pupil from her former school had just become a pupil and told her new friends about the teacher's fear of rabbits.
"We did it for fun and out of curiosity", one of the girls told a court, adding, "We wanted to see if she would really freak out."
School officials removed her from the class and now the teacher is seeking compensation for her terror and her loss of earnings, her lawyer Manfred Bormann told the court.
The case continues.
21 Jul 2010
A German court has thrown out the case of a schoolteacher against a pupil who had allegedly been tormenting her by scrawling pictures of rabbits on the blackboard.
The teacher claimed that the pupil was abusing her by playing on her fear of rabbits.
The court in Vechta, northern Germany declined to hear the complaint of the teacher, who was seeking an injunction against the 14-year-old girl to stop her from making the drawings or claiming the plaintiff had a paralysing fear of rabbits.
"The plaintiff now has a month to appeal the verdict," said Mechthild Beckermann, the court's chief judge
Witnesses had told the judge that the teacher ran sobbing out of the classroom when she saw the image of a rabbit on the blackboard.
The girl denied making the drawings.
Two years ago at another school, the teacher took a pupil to court and reached a settlement in which the teenager agreed never again to claim that the plaintiff "freaked out" when she saw a rabbit or heard the word.