What is Loss of Consortium?

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One of the toughest challenges a person can face in their lifetime can be dealing with the death of a loved one.

It can be especially tough for those who have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another person or party. For those who have lost a romantic partner, claiming loss of consortium can be beneficial in hopefully closing the wounds you have in your heart. Loss of consortium is essentially damage you can receive compensation for due to the lack of romantic, intimate, or family benefits you now have after your loved one was killed. Proving a loss of consortium is not easy. Hire a Sevierville wrongful death attorney today to fight for your rights to fair compensation.

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What is Loss of Enjoyment of Life?

On top of a loss of consortium, which focuses on the immediate loss of familial and romantic benefits you once had with your loved one, the loss of enjoyment of life is the general emotional impact that affects your happiness on a day-to-day basis. This can be damage you recover if you are suffering from depression or other emotional or mental health issues following the death of your loved one. Think about the last time you were really sad and how you did not enjoy many of the activities you once enjoyed. With the help of a wrongful death attorney, you can take the first steps towards successfully claiming the loss of enjoyment of life following the tragic and sudden death of your loved one.

How Can a Wrongful Death Attorney Help Me Successfully Claim Emotional Damages?

Claiming emotional damages can be tricky without the help of a Sevierville wrongful death lawyer guiding you from beginning to end. Utilizing all the pertinent evidence at their disposal, including expert witnesses and proof that you have sought out professional emotional and mental health treatment, our team of lawyers can leverage that into a successfully claimed damage to maximize the compensation you receive.

Can Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney Increase My Chances of Getting More Compensation for My Case?
Without the proper legal help, you may not be able to prove certain damages, including a loss of consortium and a loss of enjoyment of life. Protect yourself and your family and seek the justice you deserve by reaching out to our law firm today. We can represent you, whether in trial or through a wrongful death settlement and recover the financial compensation you need to move forward with your life. Book a free consultation with our law firm by calling (865) 429-3600.