A wrongful death lawsuit against Activision Blizzard has been dropped

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CW: This article mentions instances of death by suicide and sexual harassment.

A wrongful death lawsuit filed against Activision Blizzard has been dropped at the request of the family involved.

As reported by Axios, the parents of deceased Activision Blizzard employee Kerri Moynihan have requested a California court dismiss their lawsuit against the Call of Duty publisher over the death of their daughter.

According to a court filing, the request was made on May 6, 2022, and calls for the lawsuit to be dismissed “with prejudice,” preventing it from being filed again.

The Moynihan family filed the suit back in March and alleged that workplace sexual harassment was a “significant factor” leading to her death, which was reported as a suicide.

They also claimed that Activision Blizzard failed to cooperate fully with an investigation into her death, accusing the company of failing to turn over Moynihan’s work laptop or phone to police.

Both Activision Blizzard and the Moynihan’s legal team declined to comment on the dismissal when contacted by Axios.

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