Today the Kentucky Supreme Court released a unanimous opinion that brings Kentucky in line with the majority of the rest of the country. The ruling allows a loss of consortium claim in wrongful death cases. Prior to this ruling Kentucky was one of only four other states that refused to allow a loss of consortium claim in wrongful death cases. The change comes about in the wake of the tireless efforts of numerous individuals especially the families of the victims of the Comair 5191 crash. The full text of the opinion can be read here.