Intentional infliction of emotional distress

Victims of harassment may sue for infliction of emotional distress that is severe. A claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress may be proven by evidence of the following:

  1. The defendant engaged in outrageous conduct;
  2. The defendant intended to cause plaintiff emotional distress, or the defendant engaged in the conduct with reckless disregard of the probability of causing plaintiff emotional distress, the plaintiff was present at the time the outrageous conduct occurred, and the defendant knew that the plaintiff was present;
  3. The plaintiff suffered severe emotional distress; and
  4. This outrageous conduct of the defendant was a cause of the emotional distress suffered by the plaintiff.

Not only is sexual harassment illegal. The law also prohibits:

Most people are familiar with workplace sexual harassment claims. Harassment in professional, business, and educational relationships are also illegal.

The most common harassment claims and issues are as follows:

Sexual Harassment Topics:

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