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amp;nbsp;Rossi sued the actor for assault, battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
AN official has been charged with torture and infliction of severe pain leading to the death of a prison inmate.
He faces a charge of racially-aggravated unlawful and malicious infliction of grievous bodily harm.
An appellate court in California, affirming a trial court's decision, has ruled that two people who protect the feral cat population at a college were not entitled to a defense under their homeowners' insurance policy in a lawsuit that alleged causes of action for invasion of privacy, stalking, intentional infliction of emotional distress and assault.
According to Otorbaev, they have been convicted for smuggling drugs, illegal border crossing, intentional infliction of body injuries.
The court held, inter alia, that because the tort of intentional infliction of emotional distress did not apply to the facts in the case, it had no alternative but to affirm the decision of the Court of Appeals.
She is claiming the money as compensation for alleged defamation and infliction of emotional distress after she received a "scathing" letter from the Presleys' lawyer.
She's suing the company for invasion of privacy and negligent infliction of emotional distress.
It has also accused US magazine's publisher Bauer and editor Michelle Lee of libel and intentional infliction of emotional distress, despite being expressly warned that the story was total fabrication.
Employers may face an action by employees for intentional infliction of mental suffering but not for the negligent infliction of mental suffering, according to the Ontario Court of Appeal.
Backstrand and Nurse Hughes alleging, inter alia, wrongful death by medical malpractice, breach of contract, mishandling of a dead body, outrage, involving intentional infliction of emotional distress, invasion of privacy, and intentional misrepresentation.
Rushton, an expert in medical ethics, proposes an assessment tool to identify appropriate boundaries for conducting coma examinations that involve infliction of pain.