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parental consortium massachusetts law adult


This right of a child to sue for loss of consortium was extended to "one who is husband, or a minor or disabled adult child depends on his or her parent. As a result, the Massachusetts legislature enacted a statute effectively Leibovich cases as well as advocating for the legislation over-turning Norman.

Section 85X: Loss of consortium of a dependent child; cause of action. Section 85X. The parents of a minor child or an adult child who is dependent on his.

This is called a “loss of consortium claim”. But what happens to those “loss of consortium claims” in cases under Massachusetts law if the adult child has become the caretaker of his/her injured parent, due to the injury.