In 2018, I discovered I was the product of fertility fraud. I lobbied in Texas to pass a bill criminalizing this fact pattern.
In 2016, Jacoba Ballard discovered Dr. Donald Cline was her biological father. In 2019, she lobbied for a fertility fraud bill in Indiana. You can listen to the podcast, "Sick" for her story.
In 2019, I was contacted by an offspring of a doctor daddy case in Florida. I helped connect them to an attorney and they chose to settle in mediation. Behind closed doors, I lobbied in Florida on behalf of them with Senator Lauren Book and Representative Jenne.
Matthew Smith discovered he was the product of fertility fraud in 2019. His family filed a Civl suit against the doctor and Arkansas passed a fertility fraud bill creating civil and criminal causes of action.
Kristen Finlayson discovered she was the product of fertility fraud in 2020. Her family filed a civil suit against the doctor and she testified for a fertility fraud bill in Arizona that passed in 2021. This bill created a civil cause of action for victims.
Inspired by Susan Crowder, other anonymous victims, and led by Dr. Jody Madeira. House Bill 402, sponsored by Representative Deanna Frazier Gordon. This bill creates civil and criminal causes of actions, as well as expands the statute of limitations to five years. It is classified as a l