Intentional infliction of emotional distress

Intentional infliction of emotional distress (IIED; sometimes called the tort of outrage)[1] is a common lawtort that allows individuals to recover for severe emotional distress caused by another individual who intentionally or recklessly inflicted emotional distress by behaving in an “extreme and outrageous” way.[2] Some courts and commentators have substituted mental for emotional, but the tort is the same.[1]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intentional_infliction_of_emotional_distress

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