Oct 13, 2015

Suit over child deaths at kindergarten in 2011 tsunami settled

A Miyagi Prefecture kindergarten and several bereaved families on Tuesday settled on ¥3 million in damages paid by the facility to each of the families of eight children who died in the massive tsunami unleashed by the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11, ...

Otsu settles with family of boy bullied into suicide

Mar 17, 2015

Otsu settles with family of boy bullied into suicide

The city of Otsu agreed Tuesday to settle a damages suit filed by the relatives of a 13-year-old boy who killed himself in 2011 after being bullied, agreeing to pay compensation and apologize for the way the school and the local board of education ...

Jul 11, 2013

Family of drowned boy to sue operator of kindergarten

The family of a 5-year-old who drowned in a river in Ehime Prefecture during a kindergarten excursion last year will sue the operator of the school, sources said Thursday. In a suit to be brought before the Matsuyama District Court as early as July ...