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What Is Loss of Consortium?

Loss of affection or loss of companionship is another way of saying loss of consortium. This occurs when a spouse, child, or parent suffers the loss of a loved one due to a fatal accident, such as a car accident. This can also be seen when a loved one sustains severe, debilitating injuries due to a horrific accident. When this happens, spouses, children, and parents are able to claim loss of consortium.  For example, after a parent is hurt in a car wreck, she may no longer be able to coach the soccer team, pick up her small child, or do other similar bonding activities with her child. The child then has a loss or consortium claim in addition to the parent’s bodily injury claim.  Likewise, a spouse hurt bad enough in a car accident or with certain types of injuries may not be able to give the same level of love or companionship as they did before the auto accident, including but not limited to sexual relations.  This is just one of many examples of additional damages claims that can be made when you have an attorney handling your injury claim who can identify all possible damages on your behalf.

Carrollton Injury Law Fueled By Hudson Law Firm your PERSONAL, personal injury law firm.  We fully understand that our clients are the lifeblood of our continued success.  We believe in making our clients happy so they will continue to refer their friends and family members to us.  We have found that caring for our clients’ needs not only makes them happier, but also continual client communication leads to a more efficient and more successful recovery in the end.  We want to be continually informed about your treatment for painful injuries, your limitations in life due to someone else’s negligence, your lost wages, your disfigurement or scarring, your permanent impairment, your pain and suffering in the past and future, etc.  All of this information is vital to a successful handling of your personal injury claim.

We take pride in keeping our clients apprised of all developments in their cases.  We also take the time to explain every aspect of your case to you in words that you can understand, not just legalese.  You will receive a copy of every document produced or attained in the handling of your case.

We also take pride in the fact that when you call with a legal question for an attorney, an attorney will take your call.  If your attorney is in court, you will receive a return phone call within one business day, usually the same day.

If you have been injured or have lost a loved one in an accident or by the carelessness of another, we can help. Please call or text 972-360-9898. You may also send us a message.

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