I am looking for FL. Stat. on Intentional Torts.

I am looking for information regarding civil procedure for Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have looked on http://www.leg.state.fl.us, but the information I find there does not have anything on IIED. Thanks again for the help and have a great day.

Bradenton, FL -

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Thomas Michael Bates

Thomas Michael Bates

Personal Injury Lawyer - West Palm Beach, FL
Answered

Intentional infliction of emotional distress is a "common law" tort. Meaning that over the history of the law the courts have carved out a cause of action for a person who has been injured by behavior that is so extreme and outrageous that it will not be condoned in a civilized society. The tort of intentional infliction of emotional distress has not been "codified" meaning that State Legislatures have not enacted statutes dealing directly with this tort.

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James William Guarnieri Jr.

James William Guarnieri Jr.

Personal Injury Lawyer - Brandon, FL
Answered

Florida Statutes section 95.11.

Norman Adam Tebrugge

Norman Adam Tebrugge

Criminal Defense Attorney - Bradenton, FL
Answered

If you want to read more about this subject, Google Scholar is a great resource. Be careful when you read case law because every case is different. But here is a link to some Florida case law. Happy Reading.

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