Downey v. City of Riverside (2023)

April 26, 2023

"contemporaneous presence" required for bystander's negligent infliction of emotional distress tort requires bystander to observe not only the harm caused by the incident but the circumstances of the alleged negligence; Bystander who was on phone with her daughter during car accident did not contemporaneously observe the negligent conditions which caused the accident, so her NIED claim failed

Civil Claims
Tags: Torts,

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