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Taylor v. Vallelunga
Citation:339 P.2d 910 (Ca. Ct. App. 1959)
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On Christmas Day in 1956, a man was allegedly attacked by more than one defendant and beaten. Unbeknownst to the attackers, the man’s daughter was a witness to the attack. The daughter joined her father’s lawsuit against the attackers and claimed that she had suffered severe fright and mental distress as a result of seeing her father beaten.
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