Conceptualising Harm in the Case of the 'Unwanted' Child
Posted: 27 Dec 2005
This paper provides a comparative examination of recent developments in English, German and French law in the field of wrongful conception and wrongful birth. The author questions to what extent these different jurisdictions demonstrate a common approach to such actions.
Keywords: Harm, wrongful conception, wrongful birth, autonomy, reproduction, damages, contract, tort, French law, German law, English law, McFarlane v Tayside, Perruche
JEL Classification: K00, K10, K13
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