Can you sue someone for ruining your life?
Bystanders or individuals who personally experienced the emotional trauma, along with their relatives, may be able to assert a civil lawsuit alleging emotional distress. It is important to note that in most cases, you may only be able to sue for emotional damages if the incident in question resulted in physical harm.
Can I sue my ex girlfriend for emotional distress?
You can almost always sue anyone. The claim of actin would probably be Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress. The standard for this is very high, along with other elements. You’d have to pay for an attorney, experts and a civil jury.
How do you prove emotional distress damages?
Evidence to prove emotional distress includes witness testimony, documentation and other evidence related to the accident. For example, you may provide your own testimony of flashbacks, inability to sleep, anxiety, and any other emotional injuries that you have associated with the accident.