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Clinics May Eye Quick Deals In Lost Embryo Cases

Law360 (March 26, 2018, 9:50 PM EDT) -- Fertility clinics in San Francisco and Cleveland are facing legal action over recent storage tank failures which resulted in thousands of lost embryos, but attorneys said if history serves as a guide the cases will be settled quickly, quietly and for an amount tailored to the patient's future reproductive ability.

Earlier this month, about 2,000 eggs and embryos stored by University Hospitals Fertility Center in suburban Cleveland were damaged when the temperature in the storage tank preserving the genetic material inexplicably rose to an unsafe level....
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