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Virtual Witness

Parents of a disabled boy who was abused by his in-home caregiver can pursue their negligent infliction of emotional distress claims because they were virtually present to witness the abuse through a livestream on a smartphone from a “nanny cam,” a California appeals court ruled.

LOS ANGELES — Parents of a disabled boy who was abused by his in-home caregiver can pursue their negligent infliction of emotional distress claims because they were virtually present to witness the abuse through a livestream on a smartphone from a “nanny cam,” a California appeals court ruled.

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