“Parents Sue Lawyers Over Unhealthy Adopted Baby”

by Walter Olson on March 3, 2011

A couple says the infant they adopted from an Indiana birthmother in 2006 displays severe neurological deficits. They’re suing their lawyers for $5 million, saying more should have been done to warn them. [Gothamist, New York Post]

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1 John Rohan 03.03.11 at 11:26 am

Looks like that “failure to warn” concept that attorneys keep pushing is now coming back to bite them in the ass.

2 John Burgess 03.03.11 at 1:40 pm

Jeeze! Do babies now come with warranties? How about instruction manuals? I feel I reproduced too soon…

3 DHM 03.04.11 at 9:54 am

As an adoptive mother, stories like this really wrench my gut. You sign up to be a parent, you sign up for the good, bad, ugly, horrifying, amazing, sickness, health, *whatever,* however you signed up to be a parent, adoption or biology.

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