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Settlement Reached In California Boy’s Suicide After Bullying

The mother of a Central California teenager who committed suicide after years of anti-gay bullying has reached a $750,000 settlement with her son’s school district. Wendy Walsh, whose 13-year-old son, Seth, hanged himself in 2010, accused the Tehachapi Unified School …

Widow Sues Tennessee Veterans Hospital Over Husband’s Suicide

The widow of an Iraq war veteran from Tennessee claims in a lawsuit that the Veterans Affairs was negligent in failing to diagnose and treat his post-traumatic stress disorder before he committed suicide in 2008. The suit filed in federal …

Oregon Firefigher’s Family Sues City Over His Suicide

The family of a firefighter who committed suicide after being asked to resign has sued the city of Salem and alleged the city should have been more responsive to his mental health issues. The Salem Statesman Journal reported that the …

Florida Parents Sue School District Over Daughter’s ‘Sexting’ Suicide

The parents of a 13-year-old Tampa girl who hanged herself after enduring classmates’ taunts over a revealing photo texted to a boy have sued the school district. The parents of Hope Witsell filed a federal lawsuit this week, accusing the …