Gruver, Estate of Maxwell vs. Louisiana State University, Phi Delta Theta Fraternity and Individual Defendants
United States District Court, Middle District of Louisiana, Case No. 3:18 CV 00772-SDD-EWD
Louisiana State University freshman Max Gruver, 18, died in September 2017 following a hazing incident called “Bible Study” at the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. At the time of his death, Max’s blood-alcohol level was still .495%, more than six times the legal limit.
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