€1.8m payment for mother who didn’t get abortion after incorrect test result

€1.8m payment for mother who didn't get abortion after incorrect test result

Tim Healy
Jun 20, 2018

TA mother who is a carrier of a rare genetic condition - and who claimed she was deprived of her right to travel for an abortion - has settled the first ever wrongful birth case here for an interim payment of €1.8m.

The woman's child was born with the same disabling condition after a test on the foetus for that condition came back with a normal result.

The case is the first wrongful birth case based upon the right to travel to succeed at the High Court.

Continued: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/newsireland/%E2%82%AC18m-payment-for-mother-who-didnt-get-abortion-after-incorrect-test-result/ar-AAyW181