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Court sides with clinic in birth-control suit

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A state appeals court says a health-care clinic does not have to pay the cost to raise the child of Austin Mernick and Shelby Nell after the facility mistakenly gave the woman pre-natal vitamins instead of birth-control pills.

Omernick and Nell said the West Bend Clinic was solely responsible for the mistake and therefore should pay all of the child's living costs until age 18, as well as pain and suffering Nell had during pregnancy.

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