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MOON v. GUARDIAN POSTACUTE SERV., INC., A094155

A plaintiff who observed defendant abuse his elderly mother-in-law does not have a claim for the negligent infliction of emotional distress (NIED) because he is not "closely related," nor can he allege a claim for NIED under the theory that he was a direct victim.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/31/2002
  • Published 01/31/2002

Judges

  • LAMBDEN, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Lanahan & Reilley, Sacramento, Daniel F. Crowley, Cheryl P. Martinsen, Santa Rosa, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Horvitz & Levy, Peter Abrahams, Encino, Wendy S. Albers, Santa Monica, Bjork Lawrence, Robert K. Lawrence, Oakland, Douglas E. Watts, for Defendant and Respondent.
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