Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress

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RE: Intentional Infliction of emotional distress Relevant Facts

George worked for the Charlotte Bobcats based in Charlotte, NC. George has a contract that guarantees his employment with the Bobcats for a period of 5 years. Jerry, who is George’s boss, wants to get rid of him NOW. Jerry resolves to using tactics to make conditions with the Bobcats uncomfortable for George to entice him to quit. George eventually quits after Jerry turned off his air conditioner in mid-July and convinced others to not speak to George. Jerry also tapped George’s phone and played his personal conversations over the loud speaker. George sues Jerry for Intentional infliction of emotional distress.

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Under North
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In our case, the plaintiff wouldn’t be granted compensation for the intentional infliction of emotional distress because he didn’t prove that the behavior of the defendant caused him severe emotional distress.


In conclusion, under NC law, George is not entitled to compensation for intentional infliction of emotional
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