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Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress

Intentional Infliction of Emotional DistressBy Jenny Tsay, Esq. on April 22, 2014 4:14 PM

Medical procedures may hurt physically, but what about hurting your feelings?

A colonoscopy patient in Virginia is suing his doctors for defamation and infliction of emotional distress after the medical professionals made fun of him after administering anesthesia, according to United Press International.

The doctors allegedly joked about "firing a gun up [the patient's] rectum," and it was all caught on a phone recording. Defamation

One of the legal actions the patient is suing for is defamation. In general, defamation occurs when a statement is made that hurts someone's reputation. The hurtful statement can either be spoken or written.

According to the Digital Medial Law Project, the elements of a defamation claim in Virginia are:

Publication;Of an actionable statement with;The requisite fault on the part of the defendant.Actionable statements are false statements that harm the p…

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