Keyword: legal battle

Paris court orders life support to resume for 'brain dead' patient

In a dramatic turnaraound, a Paris appeals court late Monday ordered doctors who began earlier in the day to remove vital medical assistance to a man who has remained in a vegetative state for ten years to resume his life support, ruling in favour of his parents and against a decision taken by both the hospital where he has been cared for and the wishes of his wife and several siblings.

Peggy Guggenheim descendents take Venice Foundation row to French court

France-based family of late heiress wants her 'diluted' famous Italian collection restored to its original state, and her grave protected.