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As March 4th Filing Deadline Nears with Anniversary of UH Embryo Destruction, Two New Cases Are Filed by Victims

February 5, 2020 GMT

CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 5, 2020--

Less than a month remains for an estimated 200 victims to seek justice in the matter of the 4,000-embryo destruction at University Hospitals (UH) Fertility Clinic, according to Cleveland law firm Peiffer Wolf Carr & Kane (Peiffer Wolf). The window for filings closes on March 4, 2020, the second anniversary of the tragic losses for several hundred families. For more information, go to https://www.uhembryolawsuit.com/.

Ahead of the fast-approaching deadline, Peiffer Wolf filed two new cases today in Geauga County Court of Common Pleas. The first involves a couple who lost nine eggs and has no children. The second case involves a Toledo-area couple who lost five embryos while trying to add a baby brother or sister to their family.

Adam Wolf, partner and attorney, Peiffer Wolf Carr & Kane, said: “For nearly two years, most of the facts and details in this matter have been buried by confidentiality. Through these two new cases, the opportunity to bring this information to light increases dramatically. We want to ensure that UH is held accountable for every victim and that these victims obtain compensation for their unimaginable loss. We want to make sure that something like this never happens again.”

Joseph Peiffer, managing partner and attorney, Peiffer Wolf Carr & Kane, said: “Those who have not yet sought justice need to know this: There is still time to file your case against UH. Everyone processes their pain and trauma from the in different ways. Our clients filing today were devastated and needed considerable time to come to terms with their losses. Now, they are seeking justice.”

Between 150-200 UH embryo destruction cases already have been resolved. No financial or other terms of settlements have been released to date.

ABOUT PEIFFER WOLF

The law firm Peiffer Wolf Carr & Kane maintains offices in Cleveland, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Austin, and New Orleans. Peiffer Wolf has handled multiple cases in which fertility clinics were accused of either destroying or losing eggs and embryos. This is a highly technical area of law and science and, individuals seeking legal representation would be well advised to look to a law firm that has successfully handled such cases in the past.

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