Source Idaho Statesman
A doctor in Eastern Idaho is accused of secretly using his own sperm to fertilize a patient in 1980. Almost 40 years later, the baby is a grown woman who says she just learned the truth from a mail-in DNA test.
She and her parents are suing the doctor, who is now retired. The lawsuit says:
Sally Ashby and Howard Fowler were having trouble conceiving in 1979. They went to Dr. Gerald Mortimer, who ran an OB/GYN practice in Idaho Falls, looking for help.
The problem, Mortimer told them, was that Ashby had a tipped uterus and Fowler’s sperm count and motility were low.