Torts Keyed to Dobbs
Teeters v. Currey
On June 6, 1970 the Plaintiff underwent surgery at the advice of her doctor to prevent future pregnancy. On March 9, 1973, Plaintiff delivered a premature child, with severe complications. Plaintiff initiated a malpractice suit, alleging that the Defendant’s previous surgery was negligently performed. This suit was initiated over three years after the operation, but approximately eleven months after discovering the pregnancy. The Defendant pleaded the statute of limitations in his answer.
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