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Worker Can't Proceed With IIED Claim, but Negligence Suit OK

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 | 0

A Texas appellate court ruled that a worker could not proceed with her intentional infliction of emotional distress claim against her alleged employers and manager but should have been allowed to proceed with her negligence claims. Michelle Kaplowitz worked at Palm Beach Tan, a tanning salon in Cedar Park. She was at the salon on May 27, 2017, speaking to the store manager, Ashley Alvillar, when Alvillar allegedly became upset and verbally assaulted her. Kaplowitz became distressed and experienced a non-epileptic seizure, which caused her to fall and hit her head. She had a pr...

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