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Zittrain Torts Playlist Spring 2013

Falzone v. Busch

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Should plaintiffs be allowed to sue for emotional distress which is not connected to any physical injury? Plaintiff was seated in her husband's automobile when she saw a negligently driven automobile strike her husband--who was standing nearby. The plaintiff was almost struck by the negligent driver as well. She sued for the distress felt while apprehending a collision between the defendant and herself.