MIT Case Before Mass. High Court Examines Colleges’ Liability For Student Suicides
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in a case that centers on whether colleges and universities can be held responsible for a student's suicide.
The family of Han Duy Nguyen, an MIT graduate student who killed himself in 2009, sued the school for wrongful death, claiming MIT employees knew of Nguyen's mental health issues and should have taken steps to prevent him from taking his own life. [...]judicial opinions mental health