September 24, 2021

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$ 13.3 million to the victim of a doctor who fertilized his patients with sperm

The Ontario newspaper reports that the victim of a fertility doctor will be awarded $ 13.3 million in compensation for being impregnated with sperm. Toronto Star, Wednesday.

D.r Norman Parvin lost his license to train in 2019 after the College of Physicians and Surgeons of the Ontario Disciplinary Committee discovered that many women were artificially inseminated by his own sperm. The facts predate the 1970s.

The man gave birth to at least 17 children, while the man said some of his former patients still did not know which sperm the ex-doctor used to conceive. Star In his article.

One hundred children born to them in Parvin’s womb, not their biological father’s DNA, according to the agency representing the victims, Nelligan law, 83 of them do not know who their biological father is.

The class action case against the former doctor was certified in a virtual trial by the Ontario High Court on Wednesday, but the solution has not yet been approved by the court. This trial is scheduled for 1There is November.

The class action case involved a total of 226 former Parvin patients. Peter Crohn, partner in Nelligan law, said the impact of Parvin’s actions was devastating.

The lawyer representing the fallen doctor, Karen Hamway, declined to comment Toronto star.

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