The Legal Intelligencer published an article written by Dan Jeck entitled, “Compensable Damages for Loss of Companionship.”
There really is no debate. There is no greater loss than the loss of a child. In preparation for this summary, I re-read several articles about the senseless tragedy that unfolded only a few months ago at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. It was truly numbing. Some of the parents of the 20 children killed who dropped them off at school that morning hold onto the hope that their kids are going to come home. Nicole Hockley still reaches for her son Dylan’s hand in parking lots, according to The New York Times. Another parent expects her son to crawl into her bed for hugs before “goodnight.”
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