BALTIMORE (AP) — It would have made for an exciting episode of “Maury” or one of those other TV shows where people fight each other over paternity. But instead, a Baltimore man’s beef against a take-home paternity test is headed for court.
The man says the paternity test he took indicated he was the father of a 1-year-old girl. But two later tests said he wasn’t — and he went to see an attorney.
Now the man is suing the DNA test company for $75,000 for the cost of supporting the child and her mother — and the pain of learning he wasn’t the father.
The Daily Record of Baltimore, which reported the story, says it reached out to the DNA testing company — but couldn’t get a comment for its story.