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Benda v. Roman Catholic Bishop of Salt Lake City, 2016 UT 37 (Aug. 25, 2016)

In this case, the Utah Supreme Court adopted a cause of action for parents’ right of filial consortium due to tortious injury to their minor child. The cause of action is derivative of the child’s cause of action. In order to recover under such a claim, the injury to the child must meet the requirements of Utah Code  § 30-2-11(5).