Nguyen v. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

SJC-12329
Argue Date: Tuesday November 7, 2017
*Summary:   Torts; Wrongful Death- This wrongful death action raises questions regarding a university‚Äôs duty of care to prevent a suicide of a student.
Justices: Gants, C.J., Gaziano, Lowy, Cypher, Kafker, JJ.
Appellant: Dzung Duy Nguyen
Counsel for Appellant: Jeffrey S. Beeler, Esquire
Appellee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Counsel for Appellee: Anthony M. Feeherry, Esquire Timothy E. Bazzle, Esquire Kevin P. Martin, Esquire
Court Appealed From: Middlesex Superior Court
Lower Court Judge: Kenneth W. Salinger, J.
Route to SJC: Direct Appellate Review
Amici Curiae: Amherst College, Bentley University, Berklee College of Music, Boston College, Boston University, Brandeis University, College of the Holy Cross, Emerson College, Endicott College, Harvard University , Northeastern University, Simmons College, Smith College, Stonehill College, Suffolk University , Tufts University, Williams College, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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