Court orders life support for Vincent Lambert, man in 11-year coma - News Summed Up

Court orders life support for Vincent Lambert, man in 11-year coma


Vincent Lambert, who has been in a vegetative state since 2008, and his mother Viviane at hospital in Reims EPADoctors were ordered to resume life-sustaining treatment for a French man who has been in a persistent vegetative state for 11 years yesterday, hours after withdrawing medical support. The decision by the Paris appeal court was welcomed by the parents of Vincent Lambert, 42, but the family is deeply divided. His wife and nephew say that treatment is against his wishes. Viviane Lambert, 73, his mother, said: “They were in the process of eliminating Vincent. “Vincent Lambert is a political football,” he said.…


Source: The Times May 21, 2019 23:03 UTC



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