34-23A-29 Civil action for death of fetus or infant in partial-birth abortion.
Civil action for death of fetus or infant in partial-birth abortion.
In the case of
the death of a human fetus or infant as the result of a partial-birth abortion, the father of the human
fetus or infant and, if the mother has not attained the age of eighteen years at the time of the
partial-birth abortion, the maternal grandparents of the human fetus or infant may file a civil action
to obtain appropriate relief, unless the plaintiff consented to the partial-birth abortion or unless the
plaintiff's criminal conduct caused the pregnancy.
Source: SL 1997, ch 129, § 3.