Woman sues birth control pill maker for unintended pregnancy

Qualitest Products is slapped with a lawsuit after a manufacturing error and recall.

A month’s supply of diapers: $100. A month’s supply of formula: $125. Crib: $150.

When you take a look at the numbers, babies are expensive. The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that a typical middle-income family will spend $226,920 to raise a child born in 2010 from birth to age 18. The approximation doesn’t include the cost of college, either.

Damages Discussion

Betancourt filed a wrongful pregnancy lawsuit, also called a wrongful conception lawsuit, against Qualitest. This type of suit is one of three common unintended pregnancy suits.

Recall Protocol

Pharmaceutical industry lawyers agree it’s important for drug manufacturers and other consumer products companies to establish recall plans of action.

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