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Our attorneys for school bullying represent children and families throughout the United States who have suffered from bullying. If your child has sustained mental or physical injuries, or took his or her own life after being bullied at school, you may be able to file a bullying lawsuit.

What Constitutes School Bullying?

About 20 percent of children between the ages of 12 and 18 experience bullying during the school year. Victims can suffer serious adverse effects of bullying, which may include severe emotional and physical injuries or even death. Below, our attorneys explain what school bullying is and what constitutes bullying in school. What Is School Bullying? The [...]

2020-09-09T10:30:28-05:00Posted By |Categories: School Bullying|Tags: , |

Direct and Indirect Bullying: What Is the Difference?

There are many ways to describe bullying. “Direct bullying” and “indirect bullying” refer to the means or method of bullying. Both direct and indirect bullying intend to hurt or harm the targeted victim, and both can have serious short and long-term effects on the victim. Below, our attorneys explain the difference between direct bullying and indirect [...]

2020-09-09T10:20:48-05:00Posted By |Categories: School Bullying|Tags: |

Can You Sue for Cyberbullying?

Parents and guardians often want to know, “Can I sue for cyberbullying?” This is a difficult question to answer, because it depends on the circumstances surrounding your child’s situation. Is Cyberbullying Illegal? Cyberbullying can be illegal. This form of bullying may have legal consequences depending on the situation. Cyberbullying law is still relatively new and constantly [...]

2020-08-18T14:09:42-05:00Posted By |Categories: School Bullying|Tags: , |

Top Warning Signs of Cyberbullying

Technology provides children with a whole new platform for bullying. Students can bully others on the internet and social media. This is known as cyberbullying. Cyberbullying can have adverse effects on a child’s mental and physical well-being. Parents may be curious about the signs of cyberbullying. Key warning signs of cyberbullying among children include: Being afraid [...]

2020-08-18T14:01:20-05:00Posted By |Categories: School Bullying|Tags: , |

New Jersey Sikh Student Drops Out of School Due to Bullying

A lawsuit filed against Gloucester County Special Services School District Board of Education addresses faith-based bullying of a Sikh student. The student, a minor, was allegedly suffering from bullying since 2018 due his religion and perceived race. The Sikh Coalition, a community-based organization behind the lawsuit, stated that the student’s cries for help “have been repeatedly [...]

2020-08-18T14:12:42-05:00Posted By |Categories: School Bullying|Tags: |

What Are Some Common Types of Cyberbullying?

When parents think about bullying behavior, they may picture physical violence or verbal abuse. However, there are many other forms of school bullying. For example, teenagers often communicate through text messaging and social media. The widespread use of smartphones and the internet offers a space for cyberbullying to occur. Thus, it is crucial for parents to [...]

2020-08-18T13:49:13-05:00Posted By |Categories: School Bullying|Tags: , |

Anti-Bullying Laws Reduce Suicide Rates, Study Suggests

According to working research circulated by the National Bureau of Economic Research, the increase in anti-bullying laws across the U.S. is associated with reduced bullying, depression and thoughts of suicide amongst teenagers. The researchers studied death rates and student behavioral surveys from before and after the anti-bulling laws were implemented in various states. Of particular note, [...]

2020-08-18T11:53:04-05:00Posted By |Categories: School Bullying|Tags: |

What Is Cyberbullying?

Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place through the use of technology. It may include online threats, harassment and humiliation. It is not uncommon for cyberbullies to send, post or share harmful, false or private information about someone else. Below, our cyberbullying attorneys discuss the definition of cyberbullying, where it occurs and how it is different from [...]

2020-08-19T08:12:52-05:00Posted By |Categories: School Bullying|Tags: , |

Bullied Teen Graduates, Overcomes Thoughts of Suicide

A high school senior bullied for years by classmates recently graduated from her Texas school. For years, bullies made fun of the 18-year-old, teasing her about her weight, outfits, and social status. According to the victim, some bullies went so far as to say she should kill herself. The student expressed her pain, struggle and unstable [...]

2020-08-18T11:44:05-05:00Posted By |Categories: School Bullying|Tags: |

Understanding School Liability for Bullying

Bullying in schools is a serious matter, often leaving victims with long-lasting physical and psychological pain. Intervention to stop bullying can mitigate these consequences for a child in need. We often think of bullying as a matter of one child bullying another. However, in some situations, the school may be liable for ongoing bullying. In these [...]

2020-05-26T08:47:49-05:00Posted By |Categories: School Bullying|Tags: , |