Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress

Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress

The tort of intentional infliction of emotional distress can often crop up in employment actions. Draft a three-page paper on the tort of intentional infliction of emotional distress in employment. Use the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals as the jurisdiction. In your paper include the following: •How the Ninth Circuit defines the tort? •What elements must be proven to state a case? •What defenses are available to the employer? In your opinion, why can an intentional infliction of emotional distress claim be added to an employment discrimination claim?