TITLE

A Valued Child

PUB. DATE
September 1991
SOURCE
ABA Journal;Sep91, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses a Vermont Supreme Court ruling that granted the parents of an 18-year-old drunk driver fatality to sue for loss of consortium. Expansion of the state's wrongful death act; Broad interpretation of the statute that allowed parents of minors to sue for pecuniary damages; Factors to consider in determining whether and what amount of damages are appropriate for loss of companionship.
ACCESSION #
4800637

 

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