IRAC - IIED - Sample Answer(3)

IRAC - IIED - Sample Answer(3) - Advanced Legal Research...

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Advanced Legal Research and Writing IRAC ASSIGNMENT – Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress Sample Answer: The issue here is whether Billy Bob has a valid whether BB’s parents have a valid claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress against RB and trainer when he was struck in the face with the helmet from RB, and when he gets struck in the head and knocked unconscious by an orange thrown from the OU stands. “[t]o recover for emotional distress under Oklahoma law, a plaintiff must show that the injury results from a wrong to the party suing---the party must be a "direct victim" rather than a "bystander.” KRASZEWSKI v. BAPTIST MED. CTR. OF OKLAHOMA, INC., 1996 OK 141, ¶ 17, 916 P.2d 241 (citing Slaton v. Vansickle, 1994 Ok, ¶ 6,872 P.2d 929, 931). Thus, “[t]he court, in the first instance, must determine whether the defendant's conduct may reasonably be regarded so extreme and outrageous as to permit recovery or whether it is necessarily so …whether the conduct in any given case has been
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