Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Interference with and Mishandling of Human Remains; Invasion of Privacy; and Reckless Infliction of Emotional Distress
The Court of Appeals released its opinion yesterday in Harris v. Horton, No. M2008-02142-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Dec. 14, 2009). The opinion has to do with the causes of action of interference with and mishandling of human remains under the Restatement (Second) of Torts section 868 (1979); invasion of privacy under the Restatement (Second) of Torts sections 652B & 652D (1977); and reckless infliction of emotional distress under the Restatement (Second) of Torts section 46 (1965).