Unfortunately not, but you can recover for other damage to your marital relationship as a result of the accident. It’s called loss of consortium. If you actually witnessed the accident from a nearby view point, you might also qualify to recover for extreme emotional distress, provided you can meet the fairly tough burden of proof, which we also discuss below.
What About Employment-Related Injuries?
If your spouse got hurt in a workers’ compensation accident—in other words, got hurt on the job—the
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If you’re missing time at work to care for a spouse disabled from a South Carolina accident injury, your plate is way too full to solve your legal problem alone. Call toll free at 888-230-1841 to set up a free meeting how we can protect both of your rights to a settlement from the wrongdoer who hurt you.