The recognition of a cause of action for "wrongful life" is a relatively recent occurrence. In this article the author compiles the leading cases from many jurisdictions and presents an analytical framework for the treatment thereof. The author concludes by presenting the policy arguments in favor of allowing a cause of action for the cases which are loosely and inappropriately termed "wrongful life."
Joseph S. Kashi,
The Case of the Unwanted Blessing: Wrongful Life,
31 U. Miami L. Rev.
Available at: http://repository.law.miami.edu/umlr/vol31/iss5/4