B.D.H. v. Mickelson

20100152 B.D.H., by and through his parents,
next of friends and natural legal
guardians, S.K.L., and C.S.H.; and
S.K.L. and C.S.H., individually, Plaintiffs and Appellants
v.
Margaret T. Mickelson, M.D.,
Nathaniel L. Karlins, M.D.,
MeritCare Health System, a
North Dakota corporation, and
MeritCare Hospital, a North Dakota
corporation, Defendants and Appellees

Appeal from: District Court, East Central Judicial District, Cass County
Judge John Charles Irby
Nature of Action: Personal Injury
Counsel:
Appellant: Jeffrey David Skonseng
Appellee: Angela Elsperger Lord
Appellee: Lori Helen Conroy
Appellant: Lawyer not licensed in N.D.
Term: 10/2010   Argument: 10/28/2010  1:30pm
ND cite: 2010 ND 235
NW cite: 792 N.W.2d 169

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
I. Does N.D.C.C.  32-03-43 bar claims for wrongful life in North Dakota?
II. Are wrongful birth claims in North Dakota barred for lack of legislative authority?
III. Are the Appellants' claims barred by the two-year statute of limitations for malpractice pursuant to N.D.C.C.  28-01-18?

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I. Is the wrongful life claim by B.D.H. prohibited by North Dakota Century Code  32-03-43?
II. Is the wrongful birth claim by S.K.L. and C.S.H. prohibited when the cause of action is not recognized statutorily, judicially, or at common law in North Dakota?
III. Is the claim of S.K.L. and C.S.H. barred by the two-year statute of limitations under North Dakota Century Code  28-01-18(3)?

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Docket entries:
105/24/2010 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 05/21/2010
206/15/2010 Updated Affidavit of Richard E. Bosse. (pro hac vice)
306/23/2010 RECORD ON APPEAL (Electronic)
406/29/2010 APPELLANT BRIEF
506/29/2010 APPELLANT APPENDIX
607/09/2010 8 corrected cover pages for ATB and ATA rec'd, 8 docket sheets for ATA rec'd
707/26/2010 MOTION TO APPEAR W/O ND COUNSEL & UPDATED AFFIDAVIT.
807/26/2010 ACTION BY ACTING CHIEF JUSTICE SANDSTROM (MOT. TO APPEAR W/O ND COUNSEL). Granted
907/30/2010 APPELLEE BRIEF
1007/30/2010 APPELLEE APPENDIX
1108/03/2010 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning
1208/06/2010 Corrected pages 8, 9, 10, 12, 29, & 36 for AEB
1308/06/2010 DISK - aeb (e-mailed)
1408/12/2010 REPLY BRIEF of Appellants
1508/12/2010 DISK - RYB (e-mailed)
1609/22/2010 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
1709/28/2010 SITTING WITH THE COURT: Graff, Benny A.
1810/14/2010 Request for Radio/TV Coverage Prairie Public Radio (approved)
1910/28/2010 APPEARANCES: Richard E. Bosse; Angela E. Lord
2010/28/2010 ARGUED: Richard E. Bosse; Angela E. Lord
2110/28/2010 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2212/07/2010 DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED
2312/07/2010 UNANIMOUS OPINION: Maring, Mary Muehlen
2412/07/2010 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of appellees
2512/08/2010 Judgment Sent to Parties
2612/20/2010 PETITION FOR REHEARING
2712/20/2010 DISK - PER (e-mail)
2812/30/2010 Rec'd 8 corrected PER cover pages.
2912/30/2010 DISK - PER (rec'd corrected PER) (e-mail)
3001/14/2011 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT (PER). Denied
3101/31/2011 MANDATE
3202/10/2011 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE

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