Keyword: quadriplegic

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.

European rights court mulls whether to let French quadriplegic die

Vincent Lambert, 38, severely brain damaged and quadriplegic after 2008 road accident, has been at centre of judicial tug-of-war over right to die.