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Bully Prevention Guide, Montlick & Associates, Personal Injury Lawyer

Visit us each week to view two minute segments from the ABC noon news featuring Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate Jacquie Palisi. We will be covering a wide range of topics to help keep your family safe. These segments are broadcast on WSB-TV in Atlanta. Research shows that most injuries are preventable through safety education and a little extra care, and we are committed to preventing injuries. Please feel free to share this information with your friends and family, and don't forget to sign up for our Free Safety Alerts and Legal Tips/Updates.

Is Your Child Being Bullied? Recognize These Important Warning Signs!

Monday, October 01, 2012
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In the first of a two-part series, Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate Jacquie Palisi details the many warning signs of bullying, and shares important steps parents should take if children do become bullied. Watch our weekly news broadcast and click on the link below to download your copy of the firm's Parent's Guide to Bully Prevention.


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Personal Injury Lawyers Montlick & Associates Shares Important Information with Parents Regarding Warning Signs of Bullying.

Bullying is repetitive, aggressive behavior that is intentional and involves an imbalance of power or strength. According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, close to half of all children experience bullying at some point while they are at primary or secondary school, and at least ten percent of children are bullied on a regular basis. This bullying comes in many forms: it can be physical, mental, verbal, emotional - or even through texting or the internet. In whatever form, the effects can be psychologically devastating and can lead to depression, self harm, and even death.

Parents and school officials can play a key role in preventing and stopping bullying. However many bullying victims do not notify their parents because they are ashamed or frightened. In the video posted above, the firm's Family Safety Advocate shares important information to help parents recognize the many warning signs, and understand what to do should their child become a victim of bullying. For additional information on how to recognize and respond to bullying incidents, please download the firm's Parent's Guide to Bully Prevention.

The Personal Injury Law Firm of Montlick & Associates has been committed to family safety and preventing injuries in Georgia and throughout the Southeast since 1984. If your child has been injured by another student in a school fight or campus attack, your child may be entitled to compensation for his or her injuries. A school should be a safe place where parents can trust that their children are reasonably safe. When school officials ignore obvious threats to a child's safety, all of our children are put in potential danger. If your child is the victim of a violent attack at school by another student, please don't suffer alone; contact us for a free consultation. Our experienced injury lawyers have been representing residents throughout all of Georgia who are injured by the wrongful conduct of another for over 27 years. Simply call 1-800-LAW-NEED, or fill out our Free Case Evaluation form or chat live with us now.

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