Hazing abuse leads to death.
What do you mean by hazing abuse?
If the employee was injured by other employees, the employer is liable if they were aware or promoted or covered up the hazing.
I would contact the police, then an attorney
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You don't define "hazing" and so it is a bit difficult to provide an accurate response. However, assuming that some negligent or intentional conduct on the part of the employer resulted in death to the employee, the employee's next of kin would have a cause of action for wrongful death which they could pursue in civil court.
You would be wise to contact an attorney immediately for a more full assessment of the specific facts of your case.
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