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Diaz v. Eli Lilly & Co. 364 Mass. 153 (1973) and 14 Mass. App Ct. 448

Case Conclusion Date: 01.01.1982

Practice Area: Personal injury

Outcome: First time in Massachusetts that a husband or wife can have a claim for damages when their spouse is injured.

Description: Landmark case deciding for the first time in Massachusetts that a husband or wife has a claim for damages (loss of consortium) when their spouse is injured by negligence or wrongdoing.

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