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 bathroom, which was caught on surveillance camera. The family’s lawsuit contends that school officials covered up the attack and “rampant” bullying taking place on school grounds. Three years later, the family still has no answers from the principal and vice principal about how they knew Gabriel had been bullied throughout his education at Carson. Attorneys for Cincinnati Public Schools are appealing to the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals to dismiss wrongful death claims against the principal and vice principal at the time.
Contact the attorneys at Grant & Eisenhofer if your child sustained emotional or physical injuries or died as a result of bullying at school. Call 844-394-3624 to discuss your potential claim. We offer free consultations.