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Family of bullied girl to sue school district over suicide

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(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Dianne Grossman, mother of Mallory Grossman, speaks to reporters during a news conference in Roseland, N.J., Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Dianne Grossman, mother of Mallory Grossman, speaks to reporters during a news conference in Roseland, N.J., Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017.
(Courtesy of Dianne Grossman via AP). In this undated photo provided by Dianne Grossman, Grossman, right, poses with her daughter Mallory Grossman. (Courtesy of Dianne Grossman via AP). In this undated photo provided by Dianne Grossman, Grossman, right, poses with her daughter Mallory Grossman.
(Courtesy of Dianne Grossman via AP). In this undated photo provided by Dianne Grossman, her daughter Mallory Grossman poses for a picture. (Courtesy of Dianne Grossman via AP). In this undated photo provided by Dianne Grossman, her daughter Mallory Grossman poses for a picture.

ROSELAND, N.J. (AP) - The family of a 12-year-old New Jersey girl who killed herself says it will sue her school district for not stepping in to address the problem of cyberbullying.

An attorney for the family of Mallory Grossman said Tuesday that he's filing a notice of intent to sue the Rockaway Township school district for negligence.

Mallory took her own life in June after what her family says was months of bullying by several of her classmates.

Attorney Bruce Nagel says Mallory's parents pleaded with school officials but "nothing was done."

Messages left for the school district's attorney and superintendent seeking comment weren't immediately returned Tuesday.

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