As bullying has become more and more prevalent online, parents need to be extra vigilant about how their kids spend time in cyberspace. The problem is technology moves so quickly that it can be tough to keep track of new platforms where bullying could arise.
Each year, the National Alliance on Mental Illness dedicates one month to promote resources and awareness around the issue of suicide prevention.
The new school year is right around the corner, and to combat the ever-increasing problem of bullying, one Florida county is enlisting the help of its bus drivers.
May is Mental Health Month, when people shine a light on the nature of mental illness and the factors that contribute to it. Bullying is reportedly a contributor to mental illness, according to Stopbully.gov, a government resource on bullying.
A Delaware teen was assaulted in a bathroom on Thursday by her fellow classmates when an argument over a boy became physical. That evening, she was pronounced dead at a local hospital after succumbing to her injuries.
Florida teen Jaylen Arnold is a self-proclaimed “alphabet kid,” just look at all the letters he has to handle: TS, OCD, ASP.
Many of us associate bullying with schoolyard fights and childish name-calling. Bullying, however, is a pervasive problem beyond the schoolyard. It occurs among all age groups, sexes, and social groups.
Florida’s “revenge porn” law, advocated by State Rep. Tom Goodson (R), Florida and signed by Gov. Rick Scott (R), Florida, went into effect on October 1, 2015. Now, people who post explicit photos of their exes without their exes’ permission face a first-degree misdemeanor charge.
Talk about father of the year!
Khari Toure's youngest daughter, Nia, was being bullied at school and the effects were starting to show. As any good father would, Toure stepped up to help through music.
October has long been associated with fall, pumpkins, and changing leaves. It also happens to be Bully Prevention month, and here at Morgan & Morgan we stand against bullies and advocate for those who can’t. You can help us take a stand and raise awareness to stop bullying.
Through the rise of technology, bullying has evolved digitally. Social media networks, group chats, text messages – all have become a breeding ground for hurtful words.
Morgan & Morgan attorney David Henry has been retained by Tricia Norman, the mother of the 12-year-old Florida girl who jumped to her death after allegedly suffering relentless bullying at the hands of numerous classmates. Henry will be working separately from Polk County Sheriff Grady J
Attorney Matt Morgan will represent the family of Lamar Jazz Hawkins III, the 14-year-old Florida teen who investigators say shot himself in the head in a Seminole County middle school bathroom stall last Friday after being the victim of alleged bullying for years.
Rebecca Sedwick’s mother, Tricia Norman, has filed a lawsuit against the School Board of Polk County, Cemex Construction Materials of Florida, and a former classmate of her deceased daughter who she claims all played a part in Sedwick’s suicide on September 9, 2013.