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Grant & Eisenhofer is one of the most successful plaintiff advocacy firms in the country. With extensive trial skills, G&E has successfully litigated numerous individual claims in state, federal and appellate courts. Contact the attorneys at G&E if your child sustained emotional or physical injuries or died as a result of bullying at school. We offer free consultations.

Lawsuit Alleges School Board Failed to Protect Boy Who Was Sexually Abused and Bullied

A lawsuit, filed in December 2019, claims a first grader was bullied and sexually abused by another student at Audubon Elementary on Merritt Island, FL. The complaint alleges that the school board was negligent in handling a series of incidents that were reported between October 2016 and May 2017, which led to “severe and permanent ... [...]

Babies in Classrooms Aim to Increase Empathy, Decrease Bullying

A new program called Roots of Empathy brings babies into classrooms to cut down on bullying by teaching empathy. Baby Finn visits third-graders at Meridian Park Elementary near Seattle every month. The students’ interactions with the baby helps reduce aggression among students while increasing their empathy for others, ultimately cutting down on bullying. The students study [...]

2020-12-29T17:10:39-06:00Posted By |Categories: School Bullying|

Anti-Gay Bullying in Schools Brought to Light in Viral Video

In November 2019, a video depicting a physical altercation between two high school classmates over anti-gay name-calling went viral. Shared widely on Twitter, the video draws attention to what some call a “systemic failure” to address the prevalence of anti-LGBTQ bullying in schools. Unfortunately, for the victim of the anti-gay taunting, this kind of abuse was [...]

2020-12-29T17:09:12-06:00Posted By |Categories: School Bullying|Tags: , |

12-Year Old Girl Bullied at School Takes Own Life

A seventh grader from Nashville appears to have taken her own life after being repeatedly bullied at school. The 12-year old was physically hit and taunted by a group of students who had a reputation for bullying, which got so bad that the victim’s mother pulled her out of school in late October 2019. Her November [...]

2020-12-29T17:06:15-06:00Posted By |Categories: School Bullying|Tags: , |

Proceeds from University of Tennessee T-Shirt Reach Nearly $1 Million to Fight Bullying

Back in September 2019, when a fourth-grader from Orlando was teased and made fun of for creating his own University of Tennessee t-shirt for a spirit event, the university stepped in and sold his shirt design in the campus shop. Proceeds from the 112,715 t-shirts purchased have reached nearly $1 million—which went to the non-profit STOMP [...]

2020-12-29T17:08:28-06:00Posted By |Categories: School Bullying|Tags: |

Cincinnati Boy’s Bullying Suicide Under Review in 6th Circuit

Third-grader Gabriel Taye was bullied at school on the day he hung himself in January 2017, according to attorneys representing the boy’s family in a case against Cincinnati Public Schools and school officials. Two days prior to the tragedy, the 8-year old Carson Elementary School student was knocked unconscious by one of peers in a school [...]

G&E Files Bullying Suicide Case for Family of 9-Year Old Girl

Fourth grader Mckenzie Adams suffered persistent abuse and bullying at U.S. Jones Elementary in Linden Alabama. Tormented for her African-American race and gender, as well as her friendship with a Caucasian classmate, Mckenzie reported the bullying to school officials but was ignored. She hung herself in December 2018. Grant & Eisenhofer represents Mckenzie’s family in a [...]

2020-12-29T17:09:57-06:00Posted By |Categories: School Bullying Lawsuit|Tags: |