Huntsville, AL asked in Personal Injury and Health Care Law for Alabama

Q: Pregnant after tubal ligation

What legal rights are there for women who conceive a child after a tubal ligation?

1 Lawyer Answer
Don Oliver Keene
Don Oliver Keene
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Dothan, AL
  • Licensed in Alabama

A: I am very sorry you are going through this. This is a very difficult situation for someone to be in. Unfortunately, the practice of medicine is not an exact science. Your case turns on whether or not there was some kind of malpractice on part of your doctor. You should gather your medical records and consult with a local medical malpractice/personal injury attorney. Unfortunately, if there was no malpractice there is very little recourse for you.

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