TROY, Mich. - The Michigan Court of Appeals on July 16 affirmed a jury verdict in an insurance agent's favor on his claim of intentional infliction of emotional distress (IIED) against two insurance companies regarding their actions against the agent and his business (Rodney D. Ellis v. Dykema Gossett PLLC, et al., No. 301131, Mich. App.; 2013 Mich. App. LEXIS 1218).