Tacoma, WA asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Washington

Q: Where to find an attorney to fight for loss of consortium claim?

1. Legally separated couple

2. Husband was rear ended and settled his claim separately with third party insurance company.

3. Since they are legally separated now wife's loss of consortium claim is still alive.

4. Insurance company is offering only $1000 to settle that claim and wife is not ready to accept that amount.

5. But when they tried to find an attorney to fight for loss of consortium claim its very tough.

6. Where should they look for such attorney?

7. At the time of filing lawsuit they were married and that attorney withdrew so currently they don't have an attorney.

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: Contact a member of the f Washington State Association for Justice. They give free consults. My advice--take the 1000. Only rarely are there significant amounts for loss of consortium. Yours may be a uniquely compelling case, but generally juries take the position it's for better or worse, spouse doesn't get extra unless the injured spouse is in a wheelchair.

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