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Emotional Distress

Reversing a 30-year precedent, the Oregon Supreme Court has ruled two brothers who witnessed the death of a third brother can pursue negligent infliction of emotional distress claims even though they weren’t injured in the accident.

SALEM, Ore. – Reversing a 30-year precedent, the Oregon Supreme Court has ruled two brothers who witnessed the death of a third brother can pursue negligent infliction of emotional distress claims even though they weren’t injured in the accident.

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