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When Fertility Clinics Use The Wrong Sperm

The spectrum of potential medical malpractice scenarios is wider than most people realize, and Texas Personal Injury Lawyers understand that a variety of factors can influence the amount of money you receive. In some situations, the damages might be reduced with a subsequent operation (or several). Other blunders, such as removing the wrong organ or sperm when creating an embryo, are irreparable and unrepairable. When a patient’s health is harmed due to medical treatment that deviates from accepted professional norms, medical malpractice occurs.

Infertility is a disease that affects approximately 1 in 8 couples, according to the National Infertility Association. People who are suffering frequently visit reproductive endocrinologists for treatment. In vitro fertilization, or “IVF,” is an assisted reproductive technology that can help men and women who are experiencing male factor, female factor, or unexplained infertility conceive a child.

If you or a loved one has been hurt as a result of medical negligence or sperm clinic misconduct by an infertility clinic or any other doctor or hospital, Texas Personal Injury Lawyers can assist you in maximizing your compensation.

For a free consultation, call now Texas Personal Injury Lawyers at (888) 997-2148 for a free case consultation.

What Happens In IVF?

In a word, IVF entails the woman being given hormonal therapy to stimulate more than one egg during each cycle. The eggs are retrieved at the correct moment and combined with the male partner’s sperm in Petri dishes. If the eggs fertilize, one or two of the resulting embryos are generally chosen to return to the woman’s uterus a few days later in the hopes of implantation and successful pregnancy. Donor eggs or sperm are sometimes used. However, in those situations, the couple has chosen donors, gone through screening processes in advance, and entered into legal contracts regarding the donation.

Infertility is a difficult medical issue, and even with multiple IVF attempts, many patients may still not have a kid. Each IVF attempt might cost thousands of dollars and is frequently not covered by health insurance.

Imagine how devastating it would be to deal with IVF only to later discover that the baby you gave birth to was fathered by accident by a stranger.

A white married couple from New Jersey, who had undergone in-vitro fertilization, delivered a daughter with “Asian features” according to a recent lawsuit. Despite the fact that his sperm was intended to be used in creating the couple’s embryos, a DNA test proved that he was not the baby’s father.

The divorce, according to the complaint, was caused by the clinic’s negligence, and the couple is seeking compensatory damages for their “extensive pain and suffering,” as well as “loss of enjoyment” and “quality of life.” The pair divorced after the situation caused them too much anguish. The wife sought answers to questions about the baby girl’s biological father and his medical history. The husband seeks answers regarding whether his sample was used, if any embryos or babies were created as a result of it, and if so, how they were disposed of.

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Medical malpractice accident victims have used our firm’s services to obtain financial compensation for their damages. Call our offices now for a consultation if you or someone you care about has been injured as the result of the negligence of a doctor, hospital, nurse, or other medical professional or facility.

Call our legal team immediately at (888) 997-2148 to schedule a free case evaluation with one of our experienced medical malpractice lawyers and it will be your initial step toward receiving fair and just compensation. We take cases on a contingency fee basis and there are no costs unless we win, and the consultation is completely free.