when you know a person is suffering from anxiety nerve problems that have caused them to be paralyzed and you know that causing more anxiety or stress will cause them harm and most likely death.
I'm not sure I follow. Are you referring to the tort of intentional infliction of emotional distress (IIED). The tort of IIED generally requires proving the following:
1. that the defendant acted intentionally or recklessly; and
2. that the defendant’s conduct was extreme and outrageous; and
3. that the defendant’s act is the cause of the distress; and
4. You suffer severe emotional distress as a result of defendant’s conduct
The part about extreme and outrageous usually requires showing some "plus factor." This means that the person must have done something that can be perceived as unconscionable in the eyes of the law. So, if the person knows that the you suffer form severe anxiety issues and they intentionally or recklessly engage in some conduct that exacerbates the anxiety, you may have a good case.
That being said, whether you will get any money is a different story. If the person is "judgment proof," meaning they don't have any money or assets, there may be no point in pursuing an action against them.
If your comment is in respect to a criminal matter, it would depending on the facts. There is no harm in speaking to the police. Good luck
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This might also be said to be negligent infliction of emotional distress, but in many states a cause of action of this nature cannot be pursued. You might want to consult with a lawyer about whether you can do this sort of thing in Nevada. Most lawyers will give you a free consultation.
If you are thinking about criminal charges the charge is sometimes called stalking. If the resolution you are hoping for involves criminal charges these events should be reported to police. If you are thinking of a civil remedy (meaning one you bring yourself and the result is an order from a judge to have the person stop and stay away) then it is more likely a harrassment complaint you want to file. Speak to a family lawyer if you want to pursue an order to stop the harrassment.
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