Torts Keyed to Vetri
Alcorn v. Anbro Engineering, Inc.
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Manuel Alcorn (Plaintiff), a black man, was employed as a truck driver by employer Anbro Engineering, Inc. (Defendant). Plaintiff’s Caucasian supervisor shouted at and made demeaning remarks about Plaintiff’s race after Plaintiff told another employee not to drive a company truck to a certain area of the work site. Defendant told Plaintiff that he would be fired after completing his work assignment. Upon completion of his work assignment, Plaintiff told Thomas Anderson Sr., an owner of Anbro Engineering Inc., who further demeaned Plaintiff. After those events, Plaintiff was severely humiliated and suffered from mental and physical distress, physical illness, and could not work for several weeks. Plaintiff brought an intentional infliction of emotional distress suit against Defendant and its employees to recover damages.
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