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In an era when technology is nearly inescapable, cell phones are ever present, news stations broadcast live from accident scenes, and Facebook users live stream accidents and injuries, how should courts handle claims for negligent infliction of emotional distress by individuals who see their loved ones killed or injured on the news or social media, or who travel to the scene of their loved ones’ accident after learning of the accident via media?  Attorneys Kara Ellsbury and Mandy Good examined this issue in their recently published article “Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress in an Era of Inescapable, Instantly Accessible, Live Media.”  To read their article in the Wyoming Lawyer, please follow the link included below.

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