The goal of a wrongful death claim is to recover damages for the pain and suffering and other damages caused by the negligent actions that led to your loved one’s death. In addition, you may be entitled to a loss of consortium claim. Loss of consortium is defined as the loss of love, affection, companionship, or sexual relations from a spouse. The sudden loss of a loved one can be extremely devastating for families. Not only are they forced to deal with their loss emotionally, but they are also faced with the financial hardships of losing a family member’s income. A surviving spouse is entitled to file a wrongful death claim if their actions or negligence caused their loved one’s death. We can help pursue damages, including a loss of consortium to ensure you get the compensation you deserve. For legal advice and guidance for your personal injury case, reach out to our Sugar Land personal injury law firm today at (832) 800-8000.
How Easy Is It To Prove a Loss of Consortium?
Coming to terms with the death of a loved one is hard enough; however, the financial struggles that follow may be even more devastating. The loss of consortium damages can help you and your family deal with these financial issues by providing compensation for things like:
- Loss of love, affection, companionship
- Loss of care and attention
- Loss of services (such as household chores or child care)
Proving a loss of consortium isn’t as simple as proving other economic losses. That is why you should always consult with an experienced personal injury attorney to guide you through the process.
Are There Other Non-Economic Damages I Can Recover?
As far as non-economic damages go, seeking damages for emotional pain and suffering can be a viable option to compensate you and your family for your tragic loss. While no amount of money can ever replace your loved one, there are many ways that an experienced accident attorney can help you get the money you deserve. Proving pain and suffering is extensive and difficult to do but with the help of a wrongful death lawyer, you can ensure you and your family are safeguarded going forward.
Will Hiring a Wrongful Death Lawyer Improve My Case?
There are many pitfalls that can come with a wrongful death case, even when you have a strong case. The experienced personal injury attorneys at The Crash Team work to help ensure your rights and interests are safeguarded in every step of the process. Your attorney will provide guidance through extensive medical records, police reports, photographs, and witness testimonies to build a successful wrongful death claim on your behalf. For more information on how The Crash Team can represent you and your personal injury case, contact us today at (832) 800-8000.