New York law allows infant plaintiffs to bring personal injury claims for injuries sustained in utero as long as the infant is born alive, an appeals court in Brooklyn ruled last week.
New York City, the defendant in the suit, had argued that an infant plaintiff could not sue for an in utero injury unless the child would have been able to live outside the womb at the time of the injury.
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