Suit Settled in Teen Suicide That Led to New Law

Suit settled in teen suicide that led to new lawNorthwest Herald, 9.01.19

The case of a suburban Chicago teenager who killed himself after being confronted at his high school about whether he made a video of himself having sex with a classmate raised uncomfortable questions about how aggressively school officials should question kids suspected of wrongdoing and whether they should wait until a parent arrives. A wrongful-death lawsuit brought by the parents of 16-year-old Corey Walgren that focused on those questions has been resolved, with the city of Naperville expected to approve a settlement Tuesday in which it and the local school district each agree to pay the Walgren family $125,000.

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