Mother of Nine Sues Massachusetts Hospital After Unauthorized Sterilization

Albert confirmed to ABCNews.com that she had seen a copy of a May 22, 2009, letter from the hospital to Savicki's prior attorney confirming that no consent form for Savicki's tubal ligation was found by the hospital.

Messages left with the practices of the doctors named in the suit -- Michael Plevyak, James Kuo Chang Wang and Roman Starikov -- were not immediately returned.

Savicki's lawyer agreed that it was "extremely unusual" to insert an IUD after a C-section. He noted that Savicki had requested a similar procedure after the birth of her eighth child in 2005, but was not given the device after doctors forgot to implant it.

Savicki said she checked into Baystate on the night before her C-section and was told there by a nurse that a doctor would have to call in an IUD to the hospital pharmacy and she'd have to take it with her for the procedure.

The IUD, she said, sat in her hospital room the night before and, "I carried that thing proudly" into the operating room.

The suit against Baystate is not the first reproductive claim Savicki has filed. In 2001, Borten confirmed, Savicki won a settlement against CVS and a spermicide company after she became pregnant using expired spermicide.

Borten, who was not her lawyer in the case, said that kind of lawsuit could have garnered seven figures, but Savicki won only about $20,000 and took home a little more than $1,000.

He would not say how much in damages he would be seeking in Savicki's lawsuit against Baystate, but the complaint alleges that she suffered "substantial pain and suffering and emotion distress," as well as the physical injury of being sterilized.

Savicki said she hopes news of her lawsuit will spread and women and their doctors will be more careful about what happens with a woman's reproductive health.

"They never even said sorry. To this day I got no apology," she said. "I don't want them to make that mistake with someone else."

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