Infant May Maintain A Cause of Action for Prenatal Injuries Resulting from a Negligent Act Prior to Infant’s Conception

Date

1978

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Journal ISSN

Volume Title

Publisher

Texas Tech Law Review

Abstract

Examines the Illinois Supreme Court’s decision in Renslow v. Mennonite Hospital. The court in Renslow held that an infant may maintain a negligence cause of action for personal injuries sustained en utero. The author believes that this is a sound policy decision.

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Keywords

En utero, Negligence, Cause of action, Infant, Renslow v. Mennonite Hospital, Case note

Citation

9 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 715