Parents of young children may be able to pursue wrongful death damages if their child died in an accident caused by someone else's negligence. However, wrongful death claims relating to children present unique challenges.
A loss of consortium claim allows the spouse of someone injured in a car accident to seek additional compensation. Let's say your husband was permanently disabled in a motor vehicle accident due to no fault of his own. Your husband is no longer able to spend time with you, have sexual relations with you, and he will not be available to provide domestic services like fixing things around the house, cooking meals and watching the children.
Car accidents happen every day. Most times, people involved in accidents are able to walk away. Sometimes, however, that is not the case, and whole families are shattered as a result.