Damages Subject to Compensation in Cases of Wrongful Birth: A Solution to Suit Estonia

Author:Dina Sõritsa

In cases of wrongful birth, parents seek compensation for any damage related to birth of a disabled child. The claim is made against the health-care provider for negligent failure to detect foetal defects, which has as a consequence loss of the opportunity of the parents to decide to terminate the pregnancy in a timely manner. Case law on this topic is absent in Estonia. Accordingly, the article... (see full summary)

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