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May 2017

Woman Denied Early Win In Missed Birth Control Suit

Woman Denied Early Win In Missed Birth Control Suit By: Abraham Moussako Law360, New York (February 27, 2017, 6:06 PM EST) — A woman who has accused a federally funded health provider of causing an unintended birth by botching a contraceptive injection can’t get a quick win in the case because of lingering questions about whether…

Aug 2015

Woman Gets Pregnant After Clinic Mixes Up Birth Control Shot And Flu Shot: Lawsuit

A Seattle woman filed a lawsuit last week alleging that a health clinic mistakenly gave her a flu shot instead of a birth control injection, after which she got pregnant. Yesenia Pacheco went to a Neighborcare clinic in September for a routine shot of Depo-Provera, a hormonal form of birth control that she was scheduled…

Aug 2015

Seattle woman sues clinic for getting flu shot, instead of birth control injection

  SEATTLE — A Seattle woman claims a big mistake made by staff at a Seattle community clinic left her with a flu shot instead of a birth control injection. The woman says the federal government needs to pay for her unwanted pregnancy. Yesenia Pacheco loves her 3-year-old daughter, Sandra. But her third child was not…