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Chaffee v. Seslar
Indiana Court of Appeals
751 N.E.2d 773 (2001)
Seslar (plaintiff) underwent a sterilization procedure performed by Dr. Chaffee (defendant) to prevent future pregnancies. Chaffee negligently performed the procedure and Seslar was able to conceive children. Seslar bore a healthy child and brought a medical malpractice claim against Chaffee for the costs of child rearing. The trial court denied Seslar’s motion to strike the claims for child rearing costs.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Robb, J.)
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