This Comment reviews the history of tort law treatment of the fetus who is wrongfully injured or killed. The Comment discusses case history and wrongful death statutes, with a focus on Washington law. Finally, the Comment concludes that courts should ignore viability when deciding cases of fetal wrongful death.
Sheryl Anne Symonds, Wrongful Death of the Fetus: Viability Is Not a Viable Distinction, 8 SEATTLE U. L. REV. 103 (1984).