Verified Answer with Counterclaims for Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress. This action was reported in New York Law Journal, "Decision of Interest", on October 29, 2004. Citation is Herman v. Spitz, 2004 WL 2852659 (Civil Court, N.Y. County 2004). Court held that medical evidence is not essential to finding plaintiff liable for defendant's emotional distress, but relevant only to the extent of her damages. Plaintiff's motion to dismiss the defendant's counterclaim was denied.