Robinson Bradshaw

Topic: wrongful birth

Resolution in Florida Wrongful Birth Case

Tom Clarkson is a student at the University of Georgia School of Law. The “Wrongful Birth” debate is in the news yet again. In a pair of previous posts (here and here) the Genomics Law Report highlighted several issues relevant to the debate over what happens when states recognize a cause of action for wrongful […]

The “Wrongful Life” Debate

As briefly mentioned in a prior post and discussed in a Connecticut opinion released last Friday, courts continue struggling to apply standard negligence principles in the context of genetic science, especially in the area of “wrongful life.” In a typical wrongful life case, a physician or geneticist fails to diagnose a severe genetic problem in […]