NJ court: Woman can't sue Nets CEO after abortion

Updated: October 12, 2012, 8:04 PM ET
Associated Press

NEWARK, N.J. -- A New Jersey appeals court ruled Friday that the former girlfriend of Brooklyn Nets CEO Brett Yormark cannot sue him for allegedly failing to keep promises he made on the condition that she have an abortion.

The court ruled that while Reyna Purcell's decision may have been influenced by Yormark, the final decision to end the pregnancy was hers.

"Under the law and public policy, there is no cause of action for terminating one's pregnancy and then regretting the decision ...

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