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Plaintiff Found to Have Met Portee Observation Standard for Emotional Distress in Son’s Injury

By on June 18, 2014 in Blog with 0 Comments
Plaintiff Found to Have Met Portee Observation Standard for Emotional Distress in Son’s Injury

Plaintiff and his stepson, Louis Acerra, were at home and asleep when they were awakened by the sound of a smoke detector alerting them to a fire downstairs. They sought refuge in plaintiff’s bedroom, but then Acerra ran into the hallway filled with smoke and flames. Plaintiff thought Acerra had escaped and proceeded out a […]

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