Loss of consortium refers to the damage sustained to your relationship because of an injury to you or your spouse. Many attorneys consider loss of consortium to be the loss or decrease of a sexual relationship. However, loss of consortium also refers to the loss of care, companionship, and affections of a loved one, whether or not there is a decrease or loss of a sexual relationship.
The laws that regulate loss of consortium are complex and vary from state to state. An experienced personal injury lawyer can help you understand your state's laws. A personal injury attorney can also represent you in court.
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