Trespass Per Quod Consortium Amisit Law and Legal Definition

Trespass per quod consortium amisit is a Latin maxim that was developed by the English to phrase the action then taken by a husband in trespass against any person who harmed his wife. The action will lie when the defendant had assaulted or ill-used the wife whereby the plaintiff husband was deprived of her society. The per quod consortium amisit action operated under the ancient law and now become the action for loss of consortium.