In this episode of the Legal Zone, we speak with Veronica Baugh, a master barber about her experience that involves #capitolhill, #harassment, #detainment and IIED; intentional infliction of emotional distress.
In previous episodes, we've discussed false imprisonment and in this episode's teachable moments we discuss false arrest, wrongful detainment and IIED, or Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress.
An arrest is a stop. A false arrest is a wrongful stop and usually leads to false imprisonment with 2 distinctions.
What is a False Arrest?
The amount of time or you're stopped by an authoritative person. Whether #temporarilydetained or wrongly imprisoned, depending on the circumstances, can leave a victim with fear, and emotional effects.
A false arrest happens when someone in authority stops you for any length of time without #probablecause.
What is Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress?
The on purpose, reckless or intentional extreme actions outside of #societalnorms and cause emotional distress on the victim.
How Do You Prove Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress?
Victim is involved in therapy with a professional and suffers due to the extreme or outrageous behavior and they're damaged for life.
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