GREENWICH, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The parents of a teenage boy who committed suicide two years ago have filed a lawsuit against the Town of Greenwich, Connecticut.

As WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported, court papers showed it was well-documented by teachers, school social workers, and administrators that Bart Palosz, 15, endured constant and severe bullying during his time at Western Middle School and Greenwich High School.

His parents, Anna Izabela Palosz and Franciszek Palosz, filed a wrongful death lawsuit Wednesday in Stamford Superior Court.

Family attorney David Golub said in a statement that the school system knew, but ignored, the local board of education’s own anti-bullying procedures.

The alleged incidents included being hit in the head with a locker, an injury that required stitches.

Palosz attempted suicide in June 2013 by swallowing pills, but returned to school the first day of August – only to kill himself that day with one of his father’s hunting rifles.

In a statement, Palosz’s parents said they are suing to change the way the Greenwich school system responds to students in need of help so there will be no more needless deaths.

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