Courts have traditionally been wary of plaintiffs who bring actions for negligent infliction of emotional distress. For various policy reasons, jurisdictions have imposed standards that plaintiffs must satisfy prior to bringing an action. This comment traces the origin and development of these standards, evaluates their success in protecting deserving plaintiffs, and projects the future course of the tort.
Romano, Donald H.
"Comments: Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress: Developments in the Law,"
University of Baltimore Law Review: Vol. 14
, Article 5.
Available at: http://scholarworks.law.ubalt.edu/ublr/vol14/iss1/5