The Robins Justice Report - Vol. 6, No. 2

The Evolution of Cases Involving The Wrongful Death of Children

Not that long ago, wrongful death cases involving children were considered by many lawyers to be essentially worthless. Children typically do not contribute financially to their families, and because Minnesota’s wrongful death law does not allow recovery of emotional distress damages many lawyers (and judges) felt that there simply was no compensable loss for the death of a child.  That began to change in 1961, thanks in large part to Solly Robins.

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