Failed sterilisations and the unwanted child: a new medicolegal minefield?

Paul Gerber
Med J Aust 2004; 180 (3): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2004.tb05834.x
Published online: 2 February 2004

A recent High Court decision has held that parents are entitled, in addition to the usual costs arising from a failed sterilisation, to the reasonable costs of raising a healthy child.

  • Paul Gerber

  • Corinda, QLD.


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