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Lives that should never have been
Record ID:
22750
Format:
LIJ Article
Year:
2002
Author:
Ryan, Michaela ;
Source:
LIJ (2002) 76 No 7
Date_of_entry:
15/08/2002
Notes:
This months column discusses the controversial issue of whether a severely disabled child has a life so undesirable that non-existance would be preferable. The article includes issue relating to wrongful life and wrongful birth and distinguishes these issues from prenatal injury. The column discusses both English and Australian authorities
Section:
According to Merit
Cases:
Edwards v Blomeley [2002] NSWSC 460 ; Harriton v Stephens [2002] NSWSC 461 ; Waller v James [2002] NSWSC 462 ; Bannerman v Mills (1991) ATR 81-079 ; McKay v Essex Area Health Authority [1982] 1 QB 1166 ;
Month:
August


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