In personal injury cases, the plaintiff may receive compensatory damages for loss of consortium. This type of award is meant to compensate an injured party for the damage that the injury caused to that party's relationship.
For instance, many loss of consortium cases relate to marriages. If one of the spouses is injured in an acccident and is unable to fulfill one of the duties of marriage, such as providing for the family or sex, then the defendant may have to compensate the injured party for this loss.
If you or anyone you know is considering filing a loss of consortium claim, contact the Kenosha compensatory damages lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874.