Personal Injury Law


What are some other examples of intentional infliction of emotional distress?

Some examples of conduct held to constitute intentional infliction of emotional distress by courts are: subjecting an employee to sexual harassment over a long period of time; detaining a potential car buyer for four hours of extreme pressure accompanied with misrepresentations; humiliating an employee by demoting them from company vice-president to the position of janitor; planting company checks on an employee to make it appear falsely that the person was stealing from the company; refusing to release the body of a widow’s husband because she decided to seek services from another funeral home; and accusing a customer of shoplifting and then pummeling the person.


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