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Tort Law — Unwanted Pregnancies

Date Citation Note
27.06.1995 BGH VI ZR 32/94 (Frankfurt am Main) If a doctor sterilises a man without sufficiently explaining the need for a spermogram, and in spite of the operation a child is born, its maintenance requirements can be demanded as compensation, together with compensation for distress for the mother
28.03.1995 BGH 129, 178 VI. Civil Senate (VI ZR 356/93) = NJW 1995, 1609 Negligently performed abortion; birth of a healthy child
Claim for the costs of maintenance
§ 249 BGB