Dolphins Bullying Saga Offers 5 Lessons For Employers

Law360, New York (November 8, 2013, 12:44 PM EST) -- The National Football League's Miami Dolphins organization found itself tackling a high-profile controversy this week over a now-suspended player's alleged bullying of a teammate, and while most companies will never face as much scrutiny as professional sports teams, lawyers say even run-of-the-mill employers can glean lessons from the Dolphins fiasco.  

The Dolphins suspended veteran Richie Incognito on Sunday amid allegations that he had bullied teammate and fellow lineman Jonathan Martin so severely that Martin left the team. Reports that have since surfaced say Dolphins coaches had allegedly asked Incognito to toughen Martin up and the team's general manager allegedly said Martin...

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