Couple to sue over failure to diagnose unborn baby with Down syndrome

A couple has been granted extra time to sue a Gold Coast ultrasound clinic and doctor over their failure to diagnose their unborn daughter with Down syndrome.

The couple claims they would not have continued with the pregnancy if they had known, and have indicated they will seek damages for child-rearing costs of their daughter, who is now four-years-old.

The couple are seeking damages for child-rearing costs of their daughter. Source: Getty/file

The Supreme Court in Brisbane on Friday granted the couple an extension of time to launch their case against the medical professionals.

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