Failed sterilisation and economic loss: Justice law and policy in Mcfarlane v Tayside health board

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Judicial arguments for and against awarding damages for mother's pain and suffering during pregnancy and costs of bringing up unwanted child resulting from failed vasectomy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)76-87
Number of pages12
JournalTottels Journal of Professional Negligence
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2000


  • clinical negligence
  • damages
  • vasectomy
  • wrongful birth
  • Scotland

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