Articles tagged Jimmy Stewart

“It’s a Wrongful Life”?

Last week, a Belgian appellate court approved, for the first time, the concept of “wrongful life,” finding doctors liable for not discovering a child’s disability before birth. The court held that it would have been in the child’s best interest to be aborted. How would it be in anyone’s best interest to die?   The Court stated that, “of course, the diagnosis error did not cause the handicap of the child, that preexisted,…nevertheless, the damage must be remedied.”  Thus, according to the Begian Court, the child, by the voice of its parents, can claim repair to the doctors because, by […]