loss of fellowship

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loss of fellowship

A cause of action in tort law for an impairment in a sexual relationship between 2 persons.
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19, which concerned a wrongful- death claim under the general maritime law, the court held that recovery was limited to pecuniary damages, which did not include loss of society. Miles established that the court "should look primarily to legislative enactments for policy guidance" in maritime and admiralty cases, while recognizing that statutory remedies may be supplemented to "achieve the uniform vindication" of the policies served by the relevant statutes.
She is claiming "loss of society" over David's death - a legal right that allows people to claim compensation over the loss of a relationship with a relative.
Moreover, an injury can cause severe emotional damage including mental anguish, severe anxiety, and even a loss of society.
Damages would include loss of services, loss of society and companionship and lost wages due to caring for the injured person.
We told last month how Alexander and his wife Vanessa, 56, are making a "loss of society" claim.
These include pain and suffering, loss of society, emotional distress,
Kun Liu, 26, was a native of Beijing and his parents are suing for funeral and burial expenses as well as "the loss of society, love, comfort, attention, services and support" of their son.
2) Whether the trial court erred as a matter of law or abused its discretion in denying the defendants' motion for judgment not withstanding the verdict (jnov), and in failing to strike the jury's award for "loss of society and companionship." 3) Whether the trial court erred as a matter of law or abused its discretion in failing to grant the defendants' motion for a new trial.
While confirming that no damages were "allowed by way of solatium for the grief and wounded feelings of the beneficiaries, or to compensate for the mere loss of society or companionship," Tiffany did note that, in some states, juries could take into consideration loss of society or support.
For analysis using data from account profit and loss of society in Table 1 :
"The vast majority of families accepted the settlements offered by MoD for 'loss of society' claims arising from the Nimrod accident.