Mental Anguish Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Mental Anguish, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Mental Anguish?

(n) Mental Anguish is the mental suffering like fear, anxiety, depression, grief etc faced by a person during an event, period , action or situation. A person can claim damages for mental anguish if it was logically connected to the incident. Eg. Seeing the killing of a loved one.