The latter category of loss is not available if a claim is instead made for loss of consortium
Consistent protection for loss of consortium
of children, parents, grandparents, and siblings is notably lacking.(151) Recovery virtually never extends beyond traditional relationships.(152) Even legal commentators rarely debate the merits of affording compensation for relational injuries to the partners in same-sex or other nonmarital relationships, or for damage to life-long friendships.
publishing house for libel, slander, invasion of privacy, defamation and loss of consortium
Where the child of a parent who suffered serious injuries as a result of an accident was a minor at the time of the accident, but was no longer a minor when a lawsuit stemming from the accident was filed, the child's claim for loss of consortium
His physician asked when he last had an X-ray, which led Kingsley to request information about the X-ray done in April 2008.<br />"By that time the cancer was insurmountable and, on May 5, 2012, decedent died of metastatic lung cancer," according to the decision.<br />Kingsley and his wife filed the lawsuit before his death claiming medical malpractice and/or negligence, loss of consortium
and wrongful death.<br />Justices voting with the majority were Nancy E.
Stanley Beecham, the ex-husband of the plaintiff also joined the suit for loss of consortium
although the pair divorced after the surgery, Reinert said.
Three business-friendly tort reform measures offered at the 201 General Assembly triggered a trial-lawyer counter-attack this month with bills that would remove the cap on punitive damages, allow claims for loss of consortium
, and open avenues of recovery for crime victims.
CASE FACTS: On March 12, 2010, Eseta Heimuli and others filed a complaint for medical malpractice and loss of consortium
against the defendants, Drs.
* VERDICT A $1,716,469 Illinois verdict was returned, which included $484,000 to the patient's husband for loss of consortium
IN AUGUST 2003, GARY AND TAMMY TISDALE FILED MEDICAL MALPRACTICE, MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE AND LOSS OF CONSORTIUM
CLAIMS AGAINST TOLEDO HOSPITAL AND OTHER DEFENDANTS.
Smith's wife and two children asserted claims for loss of consortium
According to the suit, the incident also caused what is described in the suit as a "loss of consortium
" with his wife, Danielle Foley, who is also named as a plaintiff in the suit.