Legal Question in Medical Malpractice in Illinois

if WOMEN GETS PREGNANT AFTER HAVING A TUBAL CLAMP AT THE ADVICE OF HER DR CAN SHE SUE AFTER BECOMING PREGNANT, IT IS A REAL HARDSHIP ON THE FAMILY BOTH FINANCIALY AND MENTALLY

Asked on 4/20/12, 8:49 am

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Burton Padove Indiana and Illinois Lawyer, Burton A. Padove
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In Illinois, the type of case that you are referring to is known as Wrongul Birth. If you give birth to a normal child, there are no damages recognized by law. If you give birth to a disabled child, damages are available for the difference in cost between raising a healthy "normal" child and the costs for raising a disabled child. Additionally, parents may recover for emotional distress.

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4/20/12, 11:25 am

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