Tag Archives: wrongful birth

Benchmarks: Oops! Mom gets vitamins instead of birth control pills

A Wisconsin woman noticed that the birth control pills she received from her family health clinic in February 2009 looked a little different. A positive pregnancy test ten weeks later removed any doubt that she had been given prenatal vitamins ...

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Wrongful birth damages limited

The plaintiffs in a wrongful birth action could not recover the extraordinary expenses of caring for their mentally retarded son beyond the age of majority, the Illinois Supreme Court has ruled in affirming judgment.

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Parents can sue for wrongful birth

The parents of a severely disabled child could sue for wrongful birth – even though government programs help them pay their additional child-rearing costs, New York’s highest court has ruled in answering a certified question from a lower court.

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