Suspicious of Hazing? 11 Signs to Help You Determine Acts of Group Bullying

hazing can lead to injury and wrongful death

Hazing has become a problem throughout the country in high school athletics and clubs to college fraternities and sororities. It is the group form of bullying, in which the superior make the initiates or young members feel discomfort and embarrassment, both physically and emotionally.

As a parent, it is your job to make sure that your child is not accepting this cruel behavior, and more importantly, that your child is not the one initiating it.

11 Signs to Look For Hazing:

1. Required carrying of certain items

2. Cutting, branding, labeling or shaving parts of the body

3. Not coming home for days or weeks at a time

4. Loss of voice due to yelling

5. Not being able to sit down or soreness from paddling

6. Required attendance at late-night work sessions, resulting in sleep deprivation

7. Appearance of mental exhaustion or withdrawal from normal lifestyle or change in personality

8. Being dropped off and made to find the way back

9. Withdrawal from normal activities or friends

10. Appearance of sadness or expressions of inferiority

11. Photos of hazing activities are commonly found on a public web area

If you believe your child has been the victim of hazing or bullying, contact a personal injury attorney today. Call Chris Davis at Davis Law Group to schedul a free consultation, (206) 727-4000. The call is free, the information may be priceless.
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