How Do Judges Evaluate a Loss of Companionship?

Learn about loss of consortium law from an attorney in Fresno, Los Angeles, Riverside or San Diego, CA


Bereaved families can demand more than just economic damages in wrongful death lawsuits. Under California loss of consortium law, spouses and domestic partners can get compensation for the loss of companionship, intimacy and moral support. A knowledgeable local lawyer can explain how judges award noneconomic damages.

Contact the Law Offices of Lee Arter today to speak with an experienced local lawyer in Fresno, Los Angeles, Riverside or San Diego, CA. Your initial consultation is free.

What will your lawyer need to prove?

To successfully demand loss of consortium, your lawyer will need to convince the judge that...

  • Your loved one sustained a wrongful injury due to someone else's negligence
  • You and your loved one were lawfully married or registered domestic partners
  • Your loved one passed away due to their injuries


We understand it might be difficult to talk about your loved one's passing, so we won't rush you during your consultation. Get compassionate legal support in Fresno, Los Angeles, Riverside or San Diego, CA by calling us now.