Rough spots are common in civil litigation, but it's not every day that a plaintiffs attorney sues his adversary for asking "inhumane" questions during a deposition that allegedly inflict "grievous emotional distress." That's the thrust of a New Jersey suit in which Bruce Nagel claims Judith Wahrenberger, his adversary in a medical malpractice case, acted tortiously by asking a husband whether he felt his wife had played a role in the death of their infant daughter by handling the child roughly.
Suit Charges 'Inhumane' Questions at Deposition Caused Emotional Distress
New Jersey Law Journal
July 25, 2007