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Couple sue Brigham and Women's Hospital over embryo disposal

Boston Globe, May 18, 2009

A couple have filed a lawsuit against Boston-based Brigham and Women's Hospital and three employees, including the director of assisted reproductive technologies and two lab managers, for negligence, breach of contract, and infliction of emotional distress. The lawsuit comes amid a national debate over storage of the growing number of frozen embryos in the United States, how to ensure their safety, and if, and when, clinics should destroy them.