Month: June 2014

    What Is Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress?

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    A less common tort — negligent infliction of emotional distress — can allow recovery in limited circumstances solely for emotional distress.

    New Jersey Man Awarded $10 Million for Lou Gehrig’s Disease Misdiagnosis

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    Eric Davenport sued a hospital for medical malpractice after being misdiagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. In reality, Davenport was suffering from spinal cord compression.