Infertility due to Bilateral Oophorectomy: Scope of Compensation Regarding Deprivation of the Right of Procreation
A 23 year-old victim who suffered from dermoid cysts of ovaries, was operated. Bilateral oophorectomy was performed without informed consent. The plaintiff fileda claim for the compensation including the expense of IVF but the claim was declined by district court and high court. The supreme court reversed and remanded, and settlement was made thenafter. This article will comment on the liabilty of this event with special reference to the compensation regarding deprivation of the right of procreation.