Ott Vs Smith Case

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CASEMAKER ASSIGNMENT #2 DUE 11/13/12 FACTS: Tim Ott (“Ott”) and Leila Nightengale (“Nightengale”) have been married since 1998. Shortly after their marriage, Nightengale learned that Ott suffers from severe depression. Since roughly 2002, Nightengale has carried on an affair with James Smith (“Smith”), and in that time Nightengale has told Smith about her husband’s depression and his sensitivity about it. In an effort to force Ott to divorce Nightengale, Smith emailed Ott’s friends and family and informed them about the affair. Two months later, Smith called Ott and some of his friends to say that Ott was a bad husband. Ott found this very upsetting, and left a message for Smith pleading with him to stop the harassment. Undeterred, Smith sent another email to…show more content…
Describe the process by which you located the case that you think best explains IIED and its elements, including the terms you used in conducting your search, the number of results you found, whether and how you narrowed or expanded your search, and how you settled on the case you chose. Provide the citation for that case, using proper citation format. Second, using cases you located in your earlier search, or by performing further searches, find at least four (4) cases that you would rely upon to convince a court that, based upon the facts provided by Ott, he has a good claim for IIED. Explain why each of these four cases is useful in establishing Ott’s claim. To do so, examine Ott’s facts carefully, and locate cases with similar or comparable facts where IIED was an issue. Cite each of the four cases, using proper citation format and summarizing why each case is

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