Litigation Recent Decisions 19/11/96

Damages claim for pregnancy after vasectomy

Goodwill v British Pregnancy Advisory Service (1996)

Court: CA (Peter Gibson LJ and Thorpe LJ) 17/1/96

Summary: Claim by mature woman for unwanted pregnancy made three years after birth and alleged to arise from a negligent vasectomy on the woman's sexual partner three years before she met him.