Turbin v. Abbassi
Turbin v. Abbassi is a 2015 lawsuit that was filed in Los Angeles County, California, USA, by a mother against her former obstetrician. The lawsuit seeks to extend the law of informed consent to procedures that may be performed on a mother during labor and delivery.
Ms. Turbin alleges that Dr. Abbassi performed an episiotomy without her consent, constituting assault and battery.
- Merin, Mark: Complaint for Assault and Battery , Merin Law Office. (April 2015). Retrieved 20 June 2020.
- Thompson, Dawn (4 June 2015).
CALIFORNIA WOMAN CHARGES DOCTOR WITH ASSAULT & BATTERY FOR FORCED EPISIOTOMY. Retrieved 20 June 2020.