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Hello, I was verbally, emotionally and mentally assaulted

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Hello,
I was verbally, emotionally and mentally assaulted and attacked by my 4 year old son's pre-school owner. It shook my bones to mere pieces and I cried so hard. I was even hospitalized. Is there any action I can take ?

Please do advise.

Trouble Single Mom
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Ellen replied 7 years ago.
Hello,

I am the JustAnswer expert that will be helping you today. I am a lawyer with 25 years experience. Although I am not your attorney, I hope that I can give you helpful legal information.

You may have an action for intentional infliction of emotional harm.The tort of intentional infliction of emotional distress has four elements: (1) the defendant must act intentionally or recklessly; (2) the defendant's conduct must be extreme and outrageous; and (3) the conduct must be the cause (4) of severe emotional distress.

You will want to retain local counsel to assist you in filing the suit
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