What’s This All About? Summary of Facts & Allegations

At the core of this legal action is Michael and Anne Josephson’s contention that, as a result of both malice and malfeasance, Archer’s Head of School, Elizabeth English, transformed a disciplinary issue involving a minor and momentary act of rudeness to a teacher by one of their children into a major confrontation resulting in the removal from the Archer of …

Detailed Facts and Allegations Concerning Child 2

Plaintiff’s Claims Concerning CHILD 2 53. CHILD 2 is a 15 year-old, openly gay female who was subjected to malicious, vindictive, unjust and unlawful actions of defendants that inflicted and continue to inflict severe emotional injury and forced her in February 2014 to leave her school. These actions, taken in retaliation for MJ’s efforts to advocate for her sister CHILD …

Compelling evidence of malice

Plaintiffs allege that many of the acts committed by Archer’s Head of School, Elizabeth English were malicious (intended to harm as opposed to accomplishing a legitimate educational goal). Though Ms. English and the Board would still be liable for intentional infliction of emotional harm even if there was no malice (it is enough that the defendants knew that the harm …

Why are members of the Board personally liable?

Until recently, it was difficult to sustain a legal action against members of boards of directors or trustees. This has changed dramatically as a result of new laws, regulations and policies motivated by massive accounting scandals involving companies like Enron, WorldCom, and Health South and the even more massive financial collapse caused by irresponsible lending practices in the residential mortgage …