Victory for Employee: Jury Awards $1.2 Million in Bullying Lawsuit Against Amazon Fulfillment Center

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – After enduring four years of persistent bullying and harassment from his co-workers, Michael Kopp, a 29-year-old employee at the Amazon Fulfillment Center in San Bernardino, has been awarded $1.2 million in damages in a civil lawsuit against Amazon.com Services. Kopp, who was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome in the third grade, faced difficulties in social interaction and nonverbal communication throughout his life. Kopp, determined to keep his job, suffered physical tolls as a result of the persistent bullying. He experienced vomiting, dizziness, diarrhea, sweats, and great stomach pain. Eventually, Kopp reached his … Read more

Former Church Hill Middle School Student’s Racial Bullying Lawsuit Settled in Groundbreaking Case

HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. – A lawsuit alleging racial bullying at Church Hill Middle School has been settled after school officials were accused of ignoring the issue. The settlement was approved by a U.S. District Court in Greeneville. The lawsuit was filed by the mother of a former student, who claimed that her child had been verbally and physically assaulted at the school by peers due to his race. The alleged incidents occurred in 2021, when the student was in eighth grade. According to court documents, the settlement includes a payment of $110,000 from the school … Read more

Parents Sue Landon School Over Alleged Bullying That Led to Teen’s Tragic Death

Bethesda, Maryland – The family of a 16-year-old student from Landon School in Montgomery County has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the school, alleging that their son’s death in 2022 was the result of bullying. Charlie Schnell’s parents, Dawn and Scott, claim that the school failed to protect their son from bullying and rumors, and neglected to inform them of his vulnerable state. According to the lawsuit, the parents assert that Landon School lacked a written anti-bullying policy during the 2021-2022 school year, which would have required investigations, anonymous reporting, and parental notification. They … Read more

Former Student-Athlete Files Lawsuit against Illinois High School, Alleging Bullying and Sexual Harassment by Hockey Teammates

NEW LENOX, Ill. – Providence Catholic High School is facing a lawsuit brought by a former student-athlete who alleges bullying and sexual harassment by members of the school’s hockey team. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of the student, claims that the school failed to address the abusive behavior. According to court documents, the plaintiff was subjected to sexually explicit comments about their body and endured physical harassment from teammates. Attorney Steven Glink, representing the student, described the bullying and harassment as “very pervasive,” occurring on a daily basis. The lawsuit also names coaches, counselors, and … Read more