Monday, April 6, 2009

Sperm Bank May be Sued for Product Liability

A federal judge in New York has ruled in Donovan v. Idant Laboratories that a sperm bank may be sued for product liability. "The product defect in this case would be a genetic defect in the sperm itself. The 23-page opinion in the diversity case allows for a trial on the question of liability for selling for a defect known as “Fragile X” that caused mental retardation in a 13-year-old girl. Read more.

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