The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has held that a cause of action exists for mental distress resulting from the wanton and wilful conduct of causing indignities to a corpse.
Papieves v. Kelly, 437 Pa. 373, 263 A.2d 118 (1970).
Torts - Emotional Distress,
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