Loss of Consortium Claimed for Same-Sex Couple

You knew it would happen sooner or later.  A same-sex couple in Connecticut has filed a loss of consortium claim in a medical malpractice lawsuit. 

Connecticut has a civil union statute that gives same-sex couples the same rights as heterosexual married couples.  Given the state of the law in Tennessee it is my opinion that such a claim could not be filed here.

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