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What is the "physical injury" aspect of negligent infliction

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What is the "physical injury" aspect of negligent infliction of emotional distress? I've read that it's not simply sleepliness or stress related but what exactly needs to happen in order for the charge to apply? Is this charge just for accident victims?
Submitted: 13 days ago.
Category: Personal Injury Law
Expert:  Patrick, Esq. replied 13 days ago.

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Unfortunately, under Kansas law, there needs to be an actual physical injury, more than simply a physical manifestation of an emotional injury. This means PTSD, anxiety, nausea, headaches, etc. do not qualify. Basically, it means you need to have suffered an injury from a physical accident of some kind, such as a car accident. These are the circumstances to which negligent infliction claims are restricted in Kansas.

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