Embarrassment, humiliation and hurt feelings may be insufficient to establish intentional infliction of emotional distress. Allegedly, the minor plaintiff, 14, played football with a Pop Warner football team as a fullback and linebacker, and his volunteer coach, Anthony Branca, issued derisive comments, such as "you suck," "prick," "bastard" and "idiot," in an effort to motivate him.
Civitella v. Pop Warner Football
October 8, 2012
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