What to do if my cousin is in comma and the doctor wants to disconnect her from the machines?

We want to keep her connected, in hopes for her to live. Where can we go for free or low-cost help?

Asked on September 10, 2013 under Malpractice Law, California

Answers:

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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

I suggest that you consult with your local legal aid clinic o see what legal advice can be given you and your family. In essence you need to ascertain if your cousin signed a medical power of attorney with respect to a situation that she has fallen into. Another option is to consult with a Wills and trust attorney in your locality. One can be found on attorneypages.com.


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