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Abandoning the Common Law; Medical Negligence, Genetic Tests and Wrongful Life in the Australian High Court

Faunce, Thomas; Jefferys, Susannah


The Australian High Court recently found that the common law could allow parents to claim tortious damages when medical negligence was proven to have led to the birth of an unplanned, but healthy, baby (Cattanach v Melchior (2003) 215 CLR 1). In Harriton

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Law and Medicine


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