Misconceptions of the Law: Providing Full Recovery for the Birth of the Unplanned Child

1996 Utah L. Rev. 827

89 Pages Posted: 12 Jan 2017

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Michael A. Mogill

Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson Law

Abstract

This article explores litigation surrounding the birth of an unplanned child through wrongful conception and wrongful pregnancy causes of actions. The differences between the cause of action for wrongful pregnancy are compared to the causes of action for wrongful birth and wrongful life. Differences in damages are also examined for each cause of action.

Keywords: pregnancy, unplanned child, sterilization, wrongful pregnancy, wrongful conception, birth control, wrongful life

JEL Classification: K3

Suggested Citation

Mogill, Michael A., Misconceptions of the Law: Providing Full Recovery for the Birth of the Unplanned Child. 1996 Utah L. Rev. 827, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2748284

Michael A. Mogill (Contact Author)

Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson Law ( email )

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