The Fourth District Court of Appeal affirmed the dismissal of a wrongful death case filed by the parents of a deceased sophomore against Chino’s Ayala High School Oct. 27.
Paula and Christopher LeRoy filed a suit against the Chino Valley Unified School District, its principal and its assistant principal, in 2016, alleging that they were responsible for their son’s suicide due to their inadequate response to his complaints of bullying. The parents specifically accused the district and its employees of negligence and of violating Title IX.
The San Bernardino Superior Court granted summary judgment for the defendants, but the LeRoys appealed.
The appellate court ruled the district and the