Corpus ID: 13534415

Wrongful abortion: a wrong in search of a remedy.

  title={Wrongful abortion: a wrong in search of a remedy.},
  author={Ronen Perry and Y. Adar},
  journal={Yale journal of health policy, law, and ethics},
  volume={5 2},
  • Ronen Perry, Y. Adar
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Yale journal of health policy, law, and ethics
  • Wrongful abortion is an abortion that a pregnant woman is induced to undergo by a negligent conduct (usually a medical misrepresentation). For example, early in her pregnancy a woman is told by her physician that a medication that she had taken would cause her baby to be born with a severe birth defect. Based on the expert opinion, she decides to undergo an abortion. Only after the abortion does she learn that the advice regarding the baby's health was a negligent misrepresentation, and that… CONTINUE READING


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