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"Workplace bullying"

Activists who've been pushing to create a new legal cause of action over "workplace bullying" are happy over an Indiana case in which a court allowed a damage claim to go forward over one such claim and admitted expert testimony about the phenomenon's nature and effects from an advocate; a jury then ordered a heart surgeon to pay $325,000 to an employee the surgeon had yelled and screamed at on the job in what the employee found to be a menacing manner. (Damon Adams, "Bully case verdict a warning to doctors", American Medical News (AMA), Apr. 18). Michael Fox of Employer's Lawyer has all the links and details. See also Overlawyered, Dec. 22.



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Manhattan Institute


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