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Unformatted text preview: Application : The defendant killed a person in front of the plaintiff. The defendant continued by committing suicide. The defendant had no intent of causing any harm to the plaintiff. The plaintiff was not shot, and was not threatened of being shot. Conclusion : No, the plaintiff cannot recover from the defendant for emotional distress. The defendant had no intent or understanding his behavior would harm a bystander. The defendant is not liable for negligence as no actual harm was caused to the plaintiff....
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2012 for the course BLAW 280 taught by Professor Ng during the Spring '11 term at CSU Northridge.
- Spring '11
- Business Law