Sperm Bank Dodges Wrongful Birth Suit Over Sham Donor

Law360, Los Angeles (March 20, 2017, 7:34 PM EDT) -- A Georgia federal judge on Friday tossed a suit brought by an Ohio woman accusing sperm bank Xytex Corp. of selling her sperm without disclosing the donor’s felony conviction and schizophrenia diagnosis, saying the woman’s claims were essentially wrongful birth claims not recognized by state law.

The unnamed Ohio sperm recipient referred to in court papers as Jane Doe lodged the suit in May after Xytex inadvertently revealed the identity of her donor to be James Aggeles, who was purportedly a healthy, intelligent individual pursuing a...
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Case Title

Jane Doe 1 et al v. Xytex Corporation et al


Case Number

1:16-cv-01453

Court

Georgia Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Fraud

Judge

Thomas W. Thrash, Jr

Date Filed

May 4, 2016


Case Title

Jane Doe v. Xytex Corporation et al


Case Number

1:16-cv-01729

Court

Georgia Northern

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Med. Malpractice

Judge

Thomas W. Thrash, Jr

Date Filed

May 27, 2016

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