Our online, social media-centric lives have transformed bullying from an act that most commonly took place on school playgrounds and hallways into a an act likely to occur on Facebook, Twitter or by... more
Extreme and outrageous conduct with either the intention of, or reckless disregard for, causing emotional distress damages. Intention, or reckless disregard for, causing emotional distress is required.
Personal injury is a legal term for an injury to the body, mind or emotions, as opposed to an injury to property.The term is most commonly used to refer to a type of tort lawsuit alleging that the... more
Whether as an adult or a child, trust is vital to the human experience. We place trust in others to help us grow, thrive and learn throughout our lives. Without the trust and guidance of others,... more
In a tongue-in-cheek essay, "Stupid Lawyer Tricks," Yeshiva University law professor Charles Yablon No matter which opponent you face, counterproductive feuding eats up time, and your case wallows... more
Under Portee v. Jaffee, 84 N.J. 88 (1980), New Jersey law permits a person to file an independent claim for emotional distress resulting from the shock of watching a family member at the scene of an... more
There can be indications of fetal distress at any point before or during labor, and it results from oxygen deprivation. Recognizing signs of this and then taking the appropriate measures to prevent... more
Birth brain injuries can occur just before birth, during labor and delivery or immediately following. Some are more likely to cause disabling or life-threatening harm, such as those involving the... more