French court says wife of man in coma can decide on life support

Court granted tetraplegic Vincent Lambert's wife Rachel, and not his parents, the right to decide whether he should still receive care.

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A French appeal court has confirmed that the wife of a tetraplegic man who has been a coma since 2008 can decide whether his life support is turned off. Vincent Lambert's parents have contested doctors' decisions to stop the intravenous food and water keeping him alive, reports RFI.