This Note traces the history and development of actions for prenatal wrongful death. It emphasizes the state of the law in Virginia and examines the rationale of various jurisdictions where courts have chosen to draw a line for imposing liability. After discussing the role of wrongful death statutes, this Note concludes with an analysis of the trends in the law and a prediction of the direction the law will take in the future.
Michael P. McCready,
Recovery for the Wrongful Death of a Fetus,
U. Rich. L. Rev.
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