TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on Mar 17, 2016

An 18-year-old Springfield High student filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Robertson County Board of Education for allegedly failing to protect him from racial bullying, The Tennessean reports. The suit, filed in the U.S. District Court in Nashville, alleges the high school’s baseball coach retaliated against the teen for reporting the bullying to the school administration. The teen is asking for $300,000 in compensatory damages as well as court costs and attorney fees.