Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress Self-Quiz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paula is walking down the street in Los Angeles when she sees her friend Randy driving past her. Randy sticks his head out of the car window to wave to Paula. As Randy is passing the intersection, he is hit head on by Simon who ran his red light and was driving on the wrong side of the road. Randy is seriously injured. Paula, who is about one hundred feet away, witnesses the accident and is so distraught over Randy’s injuries that she suffers a nervous breakdown. If Paula sues Simon for intentional infliction of emotional distress, she will be able to recover:
True
False
Paula is walking down the street in Los Angeles when she sees her son Randy driving past her. Randy sticks his head out of the car window to wave to his mother. As Randy is passing the intersection, he is hit head on by Simon who ran his red light and was driving on the wrong side of the road. Randy is seriously injured. Paula, who is about one hundred feet away, witnesses the accident and is so distraught over Randy’s injuries that she suffers a nervous breakdown. If Paula sues Simon for intentional infliction of emotional distress, she will be able to recover:
True
False

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